Stories tagged with: Ohio Department of Transportation

December 24, 2014 - 12:22pm
31 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that State Route 284(Big Muskie Drive)  in Muskingum County will be closed for 3 days for roadway maintenance.

The closure will begin Monday, December 29,  in the area between SR 146 and SR 340 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

The project is estimated to be completed by the end of the day on December 31, weather permitting.

The authorized detour will lead southbound traffic down SR 146 to SR 340...

December 3, 2014 - 5:33pm
34 weeks 6 days ago

 Ohio Department of Transportation Officials announce that  State Route 60 in Morgan County, just south of Vinegar Hill, is closed in both directions due to an accident.

Time of reopening is unknown.

Motorists can expect delays.

September 17, 2014 - 3:13pm
45 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is explaining why there is a delay in re-opening State Route 60 south of Duncan Falls

It was expected to be opened last Monday, but delays and the opening of the road for Labor Day weekend have pushed that date back. District 5 Public Information Officer Ericka Pfeifer says the road should be opened by the end of this month.

"We are on track to be opened by the end of September, however the sheer nature of the project is a day to day...

August 27, 2014 - 1:34pm
48 weeks 6 days ago

The rock wall construction on State Route 60 just south of Duncan Falls is now in the final stages.

Construction began on the wall in mid-July.  Crews worked to move the wall back about eight feet and also added mesh wire fencing. An earth mound is being built between the wall and road as well to protect the rock from weathering and the elements.

"State Route 60 is still going as planned," said the Ohio Department of Transportation's Ericka Pfeifer.  "It'...

August 26, 2014 - 5:10pm
49 weeks 2 hours ago

Motorists who travel on Interstate 70 east of Zanesville have likely noticed some orange barrels in the past couple of months, and soon there will be a lane shift as well.

It's all part of a project by the Ohio Department of Transportation to fill old coal mines that sit underneath the roadway.

"Behind us, we have a mine grouting project that we're doing throughout this area of 70," said ODOT Public Information Officer Ericka Pfeifer.  "Currently, we're...

August 21, 2014 - 9:19am
49 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announces a road closure in Guernsey County in September...

Beginning Tuesday, September 2, State Route 265 in Guernsey County will be closed. ODOT said crews will work just west of Frankfort Road to replace a culvert. The road will reopen Thursday, September 11, weather permitting.

The detour for this closure is as follows: State Route 285 North to I-70 East to State Route 513 South and back to State Route 265.


August 5, 2014 - 3:03pm
52 weeks 2 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said construction on a rock wall along State Route 60 is going smoothly and even running a little ahead of schedule.

Construction began on the wall in mid-July, shutting down a section of State Route 60 just south of Duncan Falls.  ODOT's Ericka Pfeifer said the goal of the project is to move the wall back away from the roadway to ensure the safety of drivers.

"Behind us, you hear them drilling," Pfeifer said.  "...

August 3, 2014 - 5:53pm
1 year 1 day ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced a road closure that will affect our area next week.

On Monday August 11, Kimes Road in Zanesville will be closed at the intersection of US 40 near West Muskingum High School. Crews will be working from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in order to replace a culvert. The road will reopen the same day around 4:00 p.m. weather permitting.

July 17, 2014 - 4:32pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday that Interstate 70 in Licking County will undergo evening lane restrictions.

Officials say  I-70 will be restricted from three lanes to one lane in both directions between State Route 13 and the Buckeye Lake rest area on the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Monday.

Work will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 a.m. on all three evenings for repair of the Licking Trails Road bridge over the interstate.


July 6, 2014 - 3:38pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Bridge replacements will soon shut down two area roadways.

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that work will begin on Monday July 7th on the second bridge on State Route 666 located near Bateman Road.  The construction will close the section of State Route 666 for the duration of the project which is expected to be completed by October of this year.  Traffic will be detoured via State Route 60 to State Route 208 and then back on to State Route...

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