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.
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...
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...
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....