Stories tagged with: Rest Area

April 27, 2012 - 5:52am
3 years 40 weeks ago

A report by the State of Ohio Auditor has found that the Ohio Department of Transportation could save more than six million dollars by closing rest stops in Muskingum and Guernsey Counties and selling underused heavy equipment and vehicles.  Auditor Dave Yost released details of his performance review of the transportation agency.  He found that about 42 percent of Ohio’s backhoes, excavators are used only 5 percent of the time.  Yost said that selling 178 underused and...

May 2, 2010 - 8:45pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

Drivers traveling along Interstate 77 in Guernsey County will not be able to use the park and rest areas on both the north and southbound sides. They are located by the State Route 313 exit, near mile marker 40.

The closure will start Monday for remodeling, and both areas are not expected to be in use until late-August.

ODOT Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, suggests using alternate rest areas in Washington County at mile marker 3 or using the rest area in Tuscarawus...

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