The Ohio Department of Transportation County Manager, Phil Valentine, says a degree or two in temperature makes all the difference when it comes to winter storms and how bad the roads get. Valentine says ODOT's primary focus is keeping the roads salted and free of ice.
"It looks like we've got a strong possibility of having some sleet so we're preparing our trucks today, going ahead and pre-loading with brine and we're gonna monitor the storm throughout the night and then try to...
Students at Foxfire took a different type of test on Monday, one that didn't involve studying or books.
The high school and middle school students took part in the "Think First Presentation." The event took students through a distracted driving accident from the time emergency personnel arrive to the legal consequences they could face.
"We actually came down and surveyed the school to see distracted rates here at the school," said Trauma Injury...
A dispatcher with the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it is all clear on the interstate.
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Troopers are urging people to stay off parts of I-70 due to high water levels.
According to the Granville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol both the eastbound and westbound lanes of 1-70 between exits 134 and 136 are flooded. Dispatcher Birchfield says that the Ohio Department of Transportation is on scene to drain the water. She...
The Ohio Department of Transportation says an area off ramp from I-70 will be closed for part of Saturday. Officials say the eastbound exit for 5th street in Zanesville will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 12 noon. O-dot says the ramp is being closed due to the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Zanesville.
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...