Stories tagged with: ODOT

November 12, 2013 - 11:46am
2 years 41 weeks ago

While motorists got their first taste of driving in winter weather, the Ohio Department of Transportation got their first look at clearing it off roadways.

Muskingum County had twelve of their twenty-four trucks out on the roads treating them with salt. Crews came in at midnight to try and get ahead of the freezing precipitation.

"We knew that we were going to have a lot of refreezing. That was probably our biggest concern was rush hour," said Transportation Manger...

November 8, 2013 - 11:43am
2 years 42 weeks ago

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.

September 20, 2013 - 10:44am
2 years 49 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said they'll continue work on Interstate 70 between 7th Street and State Route 93 this weekend.

ODOT said the passing lane portion of Interstate 70 west will close Sunday at 7p.m. for removal and replacement of the existing concrete bridge deck.

The closure will remain in effect until Thursday September 26, weather permitting. Traffic will be maintained in one 14 foot lane during this closure.

September 18, 2013 - 8:07am
2 years 49 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
2 years 50 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
2 years 51 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
2 years 51 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
3 years 2 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
3 years 4 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
3 years 5 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.

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