MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Timber Run Gardeners and the Muskingum Valley Garden Society planted flowers in all of the pots on the Y-Bridge Tuesday. The city has also provided some funds so that the garden society can add even more spring color to downtown.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - President of the National Alliance on Mental...
With the quick dump of some soil and the digging in of flowers, the Y-Bridge has a new look this week.
The Muskingum Valley Garden Society and gardeners from Timber Run Gardens circled the bridge Tuesday to plant flowers in all 17 pots on it. This isn't the only time the group will be sprinkled around town.
"We decided to do it all before Memorial Day so it was nice for the holidays," said the garden society's point coordinator, Darlene Turner. "We'll be back down...
One area man wants to give Zanesville a place to learn about the past.
Gary Allen said there is a lot of rich history in Zanesville that people may not think about. It's the second state capitol and home to the only y-bridge in the nation. Allen wants to open the Zanesville Historical Museum on the Muskingum River.
"There's just little gold mine things if you know how to scan across the river and see them," Allen said. "We've lost a lot of the buildings that were...
Zanesville celebrated the birthday of a monumental landmark today.
The Y-Bridge in downtown Zanesville had it's 200th birthday celebration this afternoon at the Muskingum County welcome center. Community development director Jay Bennett says the main focus of today's celebration is understanding the history and significance of the Y-Bridge.
"Today is just about, kind of displaying some of the artifacts and then also having a presentation where some of the dignitaries...
Two Newark women were sent to the hospital following an accident near the Y-Bridge Monday afternoon.
According to police, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when a Chevy Lumina that was heading toward the Y-Bridge on West Main Street went off the left side of the roadway, through a grass field at a high rate of speed, and crashed over the emankment of the river. The vehicle flipped several times before coming to rest right beside the river.
As Zanesville's Y-Bridge celebrates its bicentennial this year, area residents turned out to learn a little bit more about the bridge's history.
The Muskingum County Library System and the Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County hosted David Simmons at the John McIntire Auditorium Saturday afternoon. Simmons serves as President of the Ohio Historic Bridge Association and addressed the crowd on a wide range of topics including some of the reasons for constructing the...
Zanesville's famous Y-Bridge is celebrating a major milestone this year.
The first Y-Bridge was constructed 200 years ago in 1814. From stagecoaches to automobiles and covered wooden bridges to the current concrete one, the bridge has certainly seen some changes throughout the years.
"The first bridge was a toll bridge," said Bob Jenkins, President of the Pioneer and Historical Society. "You had to pay so much for each animal, each person crossing...
The City of Zanesville said Linden Avenue will remain closed on the southbound lane and open on the northbound lane from Lee Street to West Main Street until Friday, June 27, while repair work is done to a wall in the area.
The Department of Public Service announced the underpass lane will be closed to all traffic while work is completed. A wall near the railroad underpass on Linden Avenue suffered damage, after a vehicle crashed into it.