A two vehicle accident, involving a semi and an Ohio Department of Transportation truck, shut down traffic on Interstate 70 in both westbound lanes, Wednesday afternoon for several hours.
According to Ohio State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Matt Boyd, around noon, O-DOT was sweeping the inside berm of the interstate through the city of Zanesville, near the state street exit, when the semi-truck driven by, Timothy Peyton, struck the carriage that is attached to the sweeper that protects...
Around 5 pm, the police scanner alerted WHIZ to an injury accident on Maysville Pike, US Route 22, near State Route 345. Two motorcycles and a camper collided sending four people to the hospital and one of those by medflight. No report of their conditions.
WHIZ has a team on the scene. Not many details have been released yet. Route 22 was closed for several hours to clear the wreckage and to perform investigations, but it has now been reopened. We will release more...
You may run into some traffic tie-ups on Interstate 70 eastbound Thursday.
The Ohio Department of Transportation says 70 eastbound will be restricted to two lanes at the 129.5 mile marker. That is between Buckeye Lake and the rest area. The closure will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Crews will be working to clean-up a diesel fuel spill.
The Ohio Department Of Transportation has re-opened State Route 821.
The Noble County Sheriff's Office said that there was a problem at the American Electric Substation early Monday morning on State Route 821 that forced them to shut it down. The Office reports that flames were seen coming from the substation on 821 where it turns into State Route 672.
The road is now back open and traffic is getting through fine.
The construction is continuing on Richvale Road in Muskingum County.
The Muskingum County Engineer's Office says Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the road will be closed in two directions at the intersection of Richvale and Dresden Roads for a cross-culvert replacement.
Fairview Road, North Pointe Road and Vista View Drive may be used for alternative routes.