Stories tagged with: Ohio Department of Transportation

July 20, 2016 - 4:36pm
5 days 8 hours ago

The Ohio  Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that crews will begin work on two bridges on Interstate 70 in Muskingum County.

The first bridge deck repair will take place Monday, July 25th at the Norwich 164 exit.

The work will require the closure of the westbound on ramp and the right lane near the exit.

Crews will work from 6:30 a.m. on Monday to 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Drivers may use the Airport road on ramp as an alternate route

The second...

May 26, 2016 - 4:41pm
8 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday  a bridge project will take place on Interstate 70 in Muskingum County.

Crews will begin work next Wednesday, June 1st on the Rix Mills Road bridge over I-70.

Officials say Rix Mills Road will close for 77 days for the bridge replacement and that lane closures on I-70 may be necessary during the current bridge deck removal.

During the Rix Mills Road closure traffic will be detoured via Pleasant Hill...

February 3, 2016 - 5:11pm
24 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation and Muskingum County have been awarded a grant of more than a half million dollars for a bridge replacement project.

Congressman Bill Johnson announced Wednesday that the $557,600 grant from the Federal Highway Administration will be used to replace the bridge on County Road 7/Cannelville Road.

Johnson said the money will be used to fix the problematic bridge and make the area more accessible for residents and travelers.

He said its a...

January 3, 2016 - 8:38pm
29 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville area drivers could experience some slight congestion on I-70 this week.

A left lane closure on I-70 near the east bound 5th St. Exit is scheduled to begin Monday Jan. 4 for catch basin repairs.

Work will begin at 11 p.m. and the project is scheduled for completion on Jan. 6- at 6 a.m. weather permitting.

Drivers are urged to use caution, slow down and remember to watch for workers. For more information you can contact the Ohio Department of Transportation at (740...

December 24, 2014 - 12:22pm
1 year 30 weeks 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
1 year 33 weeks 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
1 year 44 weeks 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
1 year 47 weeks 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
1 year 47 weeks 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
1 year 48 weeks 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.


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