Stories tagged with: TID Board

January 9, 2013 - 1:01pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District is fighting for its future.

Board Member Mike Jacoby said the state funding structure has changed and the costs of state audits are putting the organization in a financial pinch. Each year they pay up to $10,000 for the audit and a financial conversion.

"Our hope is that in the next state budget there's more meaningful assistance for TIDS to undertake good project," said Mike Jacoby. "That's not going to be...

June 13, 2012 - 5:32pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District met on Monday to discuss various road projects.

Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby said one of the items discussed was completing unfinished roadwork on Northpointe Drive.

He said plans to resurface the stretch of road could start as early as July 1st.

"They're going to do some berm repairs, re-stripe the road and it's really just kind of finishing up what was started last...

April 13, 2011 - 5:50pm
3 years 1 week ago

Muskingum County is seeking funding for top priority projects.

The Transportation Improvement District's Board held a meeting Wednesday morning. Muskingum County and Zanesville Officials gathered to create a list of projects that may qualify for state funding.

"We would like to have an identified top priority project to submit to ODOT for funding through the Transportation Improvement District money that the state still has in their transportation budget," said TID...

February 9, 2011 - 2:44pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

The Transportation Improvement District hopes a letter to government officials will lead to continue funding.

Mike Jacoby shared with other board members and local officials a letter he hopes to send to State Representative Troy Balderson and Ohio Senator Jimmy Stewart. The hope is the document will encourage lawmakers to continue funding of the Transportation Improvement District.

"We know the budget is going to be very tight," said Jacoby. "We don't know...

December 11, 2009 - 12:55pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Several projects around Muskingum County meet approval and will begin to take shape.

Friday the Transportation Improvement Board voted to help fund two bridge projects. The 1929 Trinway Bridge between Dresden and Trinway will be the first replaced. The T.I.D. Board will give $200,000 to the project. More than 3,200 cars cross the bridge daily.

"It's critically important because that bridge is what 80 years old and in bad need of replacement," explained TID Board...

October 9, 2009 - 1:00pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Numerous property owners on State Route 666 and Old Adamsville Road complaining of property damage due to trucks accessing the Eastpointe Business Park, may see some relief.

The Executive Director of the Transportation Improvement Board says the truckers using GPS are being told to take the roadways, new signs will be placed on Interstate 70 east and west by the Ohio Department of Transportation to direct truckers to use the Adamsville exit as a means of getting into the park.

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