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...
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'...
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.
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. "...
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.