Stories tagged with: ODOT

September 18, 2013 - 8:07am
1 year 30 weeks ago

Wednesday evening motorists will experience a shift in the traffic pattern west of State Route 79.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that Interstate 70 eastbound traffic will be shifted to the median where each of the 12-foot driving lanes will be separated by a permanent median barrier wall.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution through this area and obey all posted signs.

This work is part of the $10.5 million project to replace and widen the twin I-70...

September 13, 2013 - 5:26pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

In collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Gov. Kasich, ODOT held a public information meeting at Zane State's Cambridge Training Center to discuss options on how to make the most out of the limited funds for Ohio's 97 general aviation airports.

"The state is conducting a statewide airport system plan," said Airport Planner for ODOT, David Dennis. "It's funded by the Federal Aviation Administration to look at the need for aviation facilities...

September 4, 2013 - 4:35pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that an exit ramp on Interstate 70 is no reopen.

The I-70 westbound exit ramp for Maple Avenue is now open to traffic, sixteen days ahead of schedule. The ramp has been closed for over a month while a bridge rehabilitation project was completed.

The project cost over $730,000 to complete.

September 3, 2013 - 2:40pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Beginning next Monday, September 9th State Route 146 will close southeast of Zanesville for a roadway improvement project in Muskingum County.
SR 146 will close at Three Towers Rd. for the replacement of the Boggs Creek Bridge. This project also includes realignment work at the intersection of SR 146 and Three Towers Rd.
Motorists will be detoured via SR 313 to SR 83 to I-70 west to Exit 155 (for SR 146/Zanesville).
Work is expected to be completed by November 30, 2013,...

August 9, 2013 - 5:24pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation breaks ground on new outpost facility in Muskingum County.

Today, members of ODOT lifted their shovels for the official groundbreaking of a the new outpost in Dresden. The post will replace an existing facility that is now out of date. It will feature more space, more protection, and more accessibility.

"It allows us to maintain our trucks here. It allows us to be able to wash and keep our trucks clean to operate out of here, and we are...

July 26, 2013 - 4:54am
1 year 38 weeks ago

Monday, July 29 roadwork will begin on State Route 513 in Guernsey County.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said the state route will close for five days for multiple culvert replacements.

ODOT said they will replace culverts on State Route 513 two miles north of Quaker City between McBurney Road and Putney Ridge Road.

Work is expected to be complete by August 2, weather permitting.

Motorists will be detoured via interstate 70 west to State Route 265 back to...

July 22, 2013 - 3:28pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation Monday closed the Maple Avenue Exit from I-70 in Zanesville. ODOT crews will be doing some bridge rehabilitation work that will take around 60 days. Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton says that bridge project also will force the city to shut down Commissioner Street from lower Maple Avenue to the on-ramp to I-70. Tilton says that project should take about 30 days.

July 17, 2013 - 6:02pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is closing both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at 6 p.m. Wednesday night.

It will close just east of State Route 37 in Licking County to repair a downed power line. Eastbound lanes will be shut down a 1/2 mile east of SR 37. Westbound lanes will be shut down near the rest area located near mile marker 131.

You can take the eastbound detour by exiting at SR 37 to US 40 to SR 13 and then back to I-70. To take the...

July 17, 2013 - 1:50pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Both westbound lanes of  Interstate 70 near the State Street Exit are closed  following a two vehicle accident.

According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday just past the State Street Exit.

Authorities say the accident involved an ODOT truck and a semi.

Traffic is being re-routed onto the State Street Exit.

A Hazmat crew has also been called to the scene.

We'll bring you more...

July 8, 2013 - 4:45am
1 year 40 weeks ago

A construction project is set to get underway in downtown Zanesville, Monday.

Officials with the Ohio Department of Transportation said the project on 5th Street will take place between Elberon Avenue and Canal Street.

The work includes new drainage, traffic signals, sidewalks, curb ramps, lighting and resurfacing of 5th Street.

Motorists can expect temporary lane closures throughout the project, but it's not expected to significantly impact traffic.

The project is...

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