Stories tagged with: Road Construction

April 24, 2016 - 8:02pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

Beginning Monday and lasting until Friday the following Zanesville roads will be restricted.

Streets include Lee Street, McIntire Avenue, and Adamsville Road. Crews will be working on resurfacing these streets. Traffic will be maintained to area businesses and residences. The City of Zanesville asks you to use alternate routes.

April 15, 2016 - 4:05pm
5 weeks 6 days ago

As warmer weather reaches the Y-City, so does road construction around the area..

The City of Zanesville Department of Public Service announced, beginning Monday April 18, you can expect lane restrictions on the north and south bound lanes of Maysville Avenue from Putnam Avenue to State Route 719. Sewer Maintenance workers will work to repair manholes and catch basins. Drivers should use caution and be prepared to change lanes. The project is expected to be complete by Friday April 29...

August 9, 2015 - 4:02pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

A culvert and bridge replacement project will begin Monday, August 10. 

The Muskingum County Engineers office reports that a portion of Cutler Lake Road in Salt Creek Township will be closed for approximately 60 days. The road will be closed for a bridge replacement over Manns Fork Salt Creek. This is a half mile south of Mock Road (TR 383) and 1.5 miles north of Ridgeview Road (TR 452). 

Also, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced State...

June 24, 2015 - 3:40pm
48 weeks 1 day ago

The city of Zanesville announced Wednesday a temporary closure of the curb lane on a section of Maple Ave.

The Department of Public Service said beginning Thursday, June, 25 at 7:30 a.m. the northbound curb lane on Maple Ave. will be closed. Crews will work to repair a catch basin from Grove Road to Brandywine Blvd. 

Pending weather, normal traffic is expected to resume in the affected area Friday morning. 

June 14, 2015 - 3:05pm
49 weeks 4 days ago

Drivers on Interstate 70 around Zanesville will travel through construction this week.

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced that starting Monday, June 15, I-70 will be reduced to one lane through Zanesville. There will also be some ramp closure to allow for pavement repairs and annual bridge inspections. ODOT expects lanes to reopen by the end of the day Wednesday. 

Here is a complete schedule of the upcoming work: 

On Monday, June 15,...

April 10, 2015 - 7:16am
1 year 6 weeks ago

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Level 2 Road Advisory

GUERNSEY COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Sheriff's Office in Guernsey county has issued a road emergency due to flooding in the area. Sheriff Michael McCauley has placed Guernsey County under a Level 2 Road Advisory.

Water Covered Roadways

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Heavy rain and severe weather can cause waterways to overflow onto the roads, making it hazardous for drivers. The...

March 29, 2015 - 9:55pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Beginning Monday, April 6 the one and off ramps of I-70 westbound will be closed for several weeks. 

The closure is part of a mine grouting project which started last summer. The ramps will be closed for three weeks, and the Ohio Department of Transportation has set up detours for the construction period. Traffic wanting to use the westbound exit lane will be detoured at Airport Road and can use U.S. 22/40 west to state route 93. Traffic using the westbound on ramp will be...

August 27, 2014 - 1:34pm
1 year 39 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 39 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 5, 2014 - 3:03pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

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.  "...

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