Stories tagged with: Ohio Department of Transporation

March 18, 2015 - 3:24pm
47 weeks 1 day ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that crews will be performing emergency pothole repairs on I-70 in Zanesville.

The work will begin Thursday at 8:30 a.m. on the I-70 eastbound lanes just west of the State Street Exit.

Crews will begin in the left lane and then move to the right lane.

The work is expected to be finished around 3:00 p.m.

Motorists should use caution and expect delays.


March 24, 2014 - 9:16am
1 year 46 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation says work is set to begin next Monday, March 31, on the replacement of a State Route 83 bridge in New Concord, just south of U.S. Route 22 in Muskingum County.

During construction, southbound traffic will be maintained at all times in a one, 11-foot width lane. Northbound traffic will be detoured via U.S. 22, to S.R. 723, to Interstate 70 westbound, back to S.R. 83, and reverse.

Double Z Construction is ODOT’s contractor for this $1.2...

March 24, 2014 - 9:10am
1 year 46 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced plans for the replacement of two bridges in Muskuingum County. Work is set to begin next Monday, March 31 on two bridges on State Route 666.

S.R. 666 will close for the duration of the project at the first bridge, located about three miles north of Zanesville at Bateman Road, and the second bridge, which is located about six miles north of Zanesville at Gilbert Road.

Traffic will be detoured via State Route 60 to State...

August 11, 2013 - 4:15pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said, traffic on Interstate-70 will be restricted Sunday evening at 6 p.m. until Monday at 1 p.m., through Zanesville between State Street and Underwood exits.

This is due to pavement repairs and sign inspections. Expect short delays and motorists should plan ahead to avoid any possible delays associated with this work. The work is weather permitting.

April 9, 2013 - 8:52pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation held an open house meeting for District 5 in Zanesville today. The idea was to talk about their current list of projects

The event was held at the John McIntire Library and was open to the public.

Planning and Engineering for O-DOT District 5, Dave Slatzer said, "We have several projects on Interstate 70. Basically between Buckeye Lake and State Route 256. We actually have an interchange project, which is in the second year of...

March 5, 2013 - 3:43pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

The next big winter storm could be heading our way. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is gearing up for the next blast of old man winter by prepping salt trucks and plows. The entire 24 truck fleet for Muskingum County has been preloaded with salt and fuel so crews will be ready to go when the snow starts to fall.

Muskingum County Manager of Ohio Department of Transportation said,  "...

February 27, 2012 - 4:23am
3 years 50 weeks ago

Motorists traveling through downtown Zanesville need to be aware of a ramp closure.

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced that on Monday and Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day, the 6th Street entrance ramp to westbound I-70 will be closed.

Crews will be making bridge repairs , weather permitting.

The closure will not affect motorists on I-70 exiting onto Maple Avenue.

Those on 6th street wanting to...

June 20, 2011 - 4:14pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol says an accident involving a dump truck has closed Interstate 70 East at the Kirkersville Exit.

A dispatcher with the Granville Post says the accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. Monday.

Authorities say a dump truck carrying gravel crashed and ended up on its side spilling its load.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation are currently on the scene trying to clear the roadway.


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