Stories tagged with: wayne avenue

July 11, 2014 - 1:20pm
2 years 1 week ago

Zanesville City officials announced Friday that a portion of Wayne Avenue will be down to one lane of traffic next week.

Beginning Wednesday at 7 a.m., the Zanesville Water Department will be working on a water main on Wayne Avenue for the day.

The area affected will be from south of Arcadia Lane and north of 719

Temporary traffic signals will be in place to keep traffic patterns consistently flowing.


April 28, 2014 - 5:41pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is releasing details about a drug bust they executed on Thursday.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says at around 11:30 a.m. members of the Sheriff's Office and Zanesville Police Department's Joint Task Force raided 880 Wayne Ave. in connection to narcotics.

" During the search we found some US currency, a large amount of methamphetamine and also prescription pills, " said Sheriff Lutz.

Lutz says resident of the home, 44- year- old...

April 7, 2014 - 8:08am
2 years 15 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville says that an area road will be closed for part of this week.  Mayor Jeff Tilton says Wayne Avenue will be closed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. both Tuesday and Wednesday.  Tilton says American Electric Power will be replacing power poles along the roadway. The Mayor says the portion of the road that will be shut down starts at Hughes Street and ends at the Ohio 719 Bridge.


August 5, 2012 - 12:50am
3 years 50 weeks ago

A garage fire gave firefighters a little bit of a scare Saturday night.

It happened just before 10:30 p.m. at 1088 Wayne Avenue.  Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief David Huey said he received a call that an elderly woman was trapped inside, but fortunately, that wasn't the case.

"When we got here, there was fire on the outside deck and stairway," said Huey.  "There was not a victim inside, so we were safe there.  We haven't determined the cause of...

July 18, 2011 - 12:54pm
5 years 1 week ago

A summer construction project nears its completion.

The Wayne Avenue sewer separation project began in May and city crews expect to finish the work mid week. The last work is being done at the intersection of Marietta Street. Zanesville's Public Service Director said for the most part the work ran smoothly.

"The only real snag was when we were in front of the old gas station at the corner of Marietta and Wayne Avenue and hit some piping from an old underground storage...

May 20, 2010 - 4:48pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

The water-line project on Wayne Avenue in Zanesville is not only causing traffic problems, it is now frustrating people who live in the area.

One resident said a recent incident with a construction worker was out of line.

Scott Caplinger and his fiance Cathy King live right in the middle of the construction on Wayne Avenue.

Wednesday, Caplinger had just picked up his step-daughter at the bus stop and was attempting to get turned into his driveway when he saw a construction...

May 10, 2010 - 8:21pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

The Wayne Avenue project is nearing completion.

Zanesville Public Service Director, Mike Sims, says in two to three weeks, everything should be back to normal.

"They have almost all the services connected. They have two, four-inch tie-in's they have to make to the main line, and of course, we have the clean-up work, " says Sims.

The project is still causing traffic headaches.

"Especially when we have the concrete trucks in. They're difficult to work...

March 30, 2010 - 5:22pm
6 years 16 weeks ago

While the construction project on Wayne Avenue in Zanesville is causing some traffic headaches for drivers, it is on schedule.

The main water line is set to be installed by the end of this week.

"Then they have to pressure test that and chlorinate that to make sure the samples came back. Then they can start hooking the individual services up for the home, which is approximately 100 services we have to go through, " says Zanesville Public Service Director, Mike Sims....

January 27, 2010 - 4:05pm
6 years 25 weeks ago

Wayne Avenue is still a problem for motorists as construction continues.

Public Service Director Mike Sims say the project is making good time and should be completed by the end of June or early July.

He has received many complaints about the traffic jam the project is creating, but just asks drivers to be patient and use the alternate routes available, such as Moxahala and Putnman avenues.

Crews are working to put a new waterline in to the area.

January 11, 2010 - 6:33pm
6 years 27 weeks ago

Some Zanesville residents might need to take a different route when driving through the city for the next several months.

Zanesville city crews started work today on a project on portions of Wayne Avenue from the city limits to Marietta Street.

"It's a new waterline," said Public Service Director Mike Sims. "It was one of our stimulus projects. It was 50 percent grant money, 50 percent zero-interest loan. We were fortunate to get that."...

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