Stories tagged with: roadways

January 31, 2011 - 6:06pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Another storm is on its way to our area, but this one is a little different, instead of snow, we may see freezing rain.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is pre-treating roadways to make sure that traveling conditions will be safer for motorists. While they can't predict when the storm will actually hit, they can be prepared.

"To keep the ice from actually bonding down to the road, depending on how much salt residue is already on the roads, will determine whether we need...

June 5, 2010 - 5:01pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is reporting water on roadways, saying it's mainly contained to the northern portion of the county.

There are reports of water along State Route 93, near the Fresno area and along Ohio 16 at Adams Mills.

Dispatchers says they are working with O-DOT to post high water signs in the area to warn motorists.

Make sure not to drive through areas of high water. It can be dangerous to both you and your vehicle.

December 13, 2009 - 7:45pm
5 years 33 weeks ago

Muskingum and surrounding counties did not have any fatal crashes due to the freezing rain, but there were several accidents.

Sgt. Clark Felix with the Ohio State Highway Patrol says troopers were very busy this morning handling accidents and cars running off the road. He says the freezing rain was problematic for drivers.

"Well I think it tricked a lot of them.  A lot of it looked like it had melted when there was still ice on the road, so yea,...

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