Stories tagged with: Repairs

December 21, 2015 - 2:26pm
35 weeks 2 days ago

The Philo-Duncan Falls Bridge officially reopened Monday but Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis said 'there's still work to be done.'

Two repairs made to the structure made it necessary to remove the deck of the bridge after a perforation,or small hole in the steel, failed, becoming large enough for the emergency closing.

Davis said monthly inspections are performed but the sudden failure wasn't expected and could have been caused by traffic over the load limit passing over the...

April 9, 2013 - 3:02pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

The Lorena Sternwheeler continues attempts to be river ready in time for the boating season.

The Coast Guard came back to Zanesville, Tuesday, to further inspect the 104 foot long boat. The first time in Zanesville they came to the conclusion that there was serious damage to the boat, but Captain Page said another look changed their opinion.

"We had some damage to the side of the hull from an electric current type thing that hadn't existed before," said Lorena Captain...

July 14, 2011 - 11:22am
5 years 6 weeks ago

There may be a solution for local homeowners seeking help with repairs.

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development made a visit to the Muskingum County Center for Seniors Thursday morning.  The USDA is offering grants and funds through their 504 Home Repair Program. Loan Specialist, Debbie Tewanger, says the program is designed to help low income applicants in rural areas improve their living conditions and assist with needed home repairs.


March 4, 2011 - 10:55pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

A pipe collapse in Zanesville is leaving the city water department to find funds to repair the damage.

Public Service Director Mike Sims said they discovered the large depression that is about 50 feet off the north end of the pavement on Brandywine Boulevard after the ground thawed and the snow melted. The 30-year-old pipe runs along, behind, and under the Colony Square Mall's property.

"We're concerned about it simply from the stand point that it's very large and it's very...

March 3, 2011 - 4:18pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville will have Brandywine Boulevard restricted to 2 lanes and the rear entrance to Colony Square Mall closed for the next 30 days for culvert repairs. Please use the alternate access points to the mall.

April 26, 2010 - 8:34pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville will not be purchasing bonds to pay for improvements to Secrest Auditorium.

City council defeated the motion by a narrow margin. Andrew Roberts was one of the councilmen who voted against the measure.

"In the financial situation that we're in right now, I didn't see it fitting that we spend additional moneys for some of those things, " says Roberts.

Mayor Howard Zwelling didn't agree with the decision but failed to comment on the issue.

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