Stories tagged with: ODOT

August 9, 2013 - 5:24pm
1 year 50 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 The post will replace an existing facility that is now out of date.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
2 years 6 days 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
2 years 1 week 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
2 years 2 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
2 years 2 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.

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July 8, 2013 - 4:45am
2 years 3 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...

July 2, 2013 - 7:54am
2 years 3 weeks ago

A project to help the stop of rock falls along an Ohio interstate begins Monday.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that the rock remediation project will take place Monday July 8, on a northbound section of Interstate 77 located three miles north of exit 47 (U.S. Route 22) in Guernsey County.

The project will remove rock along the interstate and will be completed with the addition of a barrier wall to prevent rock debris from entering the roadway.

The I-77...

June 26, 2013 - 7:15am
2 years 5 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that an area of State Route 16 is restricted Wednesday morning.

ODOT said that high water has restricted State Route 16 near Adams Mills to one lane due to flooding.

One lane of traffic is being maintained at this time until the water recedes.

June 6, 2013 - 10:34am
2 years 8 weeks ago

An accident on the interestate is causing the Ohio Department of Transporation to restrict traffic. 

The accident has currently restricted Interstate 70 westbound to one lane near the Gratiot exit.

Crews are on the scene to clear the accident. Motorists should plan ahead for delays.


June 4, 2013 - 4:26am
2 years 8 weeks ago

Part of interstate 70 will be slow going for motorists Tuesday.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that Interstate 70 eastbound will be down to one lane, west of Zanesville at exit 152 for pavement repairs.

Those repairs will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

ODOT warns motorists may experience some delays.

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