Stories tagged with: Traffic

May 26, 2015 - 5:21pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The highly anticipated new right turning lane from State Route 146 to Northpointe Drive is set to open Monday.

Zanesville Mayor, Jeff Tilton, said that complaints from community residents was a deciding factor in establishing this new lane. Drivers going straight on 146 are backing up traffic, causing much longer wait times for drivers turning right onto Northpointe.

"I've had people say that they've sat through that light two or three times," Tilton said. "I've...

August 23, 2013 - 1:29pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Traffic was backed up on Interstate 70 East near the Underwood Exit in Zanesville due to a car fire.

It happened around 1:00  this afternoon.

According to the police scanner, traffic is moving again on the Interstate.



November 9, 2010 - 7:01pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

When you think of the holiday season, most of us envision a feast, time with the family, or a chance to relax. But for the Ohio State Highway Patrol, it means overtime and making more contacts with drivers.

Thanksgiving is considered a highly traveled holiday. So, to keep you safe on the roadways, the Zanesville Post is taking part in a two-week enforcement initiative. It starts this Thursday and will last through the end of the month.

"We just want to try to increase...

September 15, 2010 - 5:47pm
5 years 45 weeks ago

If you're driving along Blue Avenue in the next few weeks, you may notice one significant change.

The speed limit is being lowered from 35 mph to 25 mph. The issue was brought before City Council and members approved it on July 26th. It will affect the section of Blue Avenue from Taylor Street to the entrance and exit ramps of Interstate 70.

The Zanesville Police Department says the road is heavily traveled, especially with local drivers who tend to use it as a detour from Maple...

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