Stories tagged with: Y Bridge

September 4, 2014 - 5:30pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The Y-Bridge in Zanesville was closed Thursday afternoon re-routing commuters.

One lane of the Y-Bridge was open earlier this morning but was shut down completely shortly after. James Given, a Supervisor for BCC Ohio Incorporated says the resurfacing was done to apply sealer to the bridge.

"We're applying a penetrating sealer...HMWM is what it's called. It's a penetrating sealer, it fills in the cracks."

Given says it prolongs the life of the bridge and keeps the...

July 18, 2014 - 2:20pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

Have you ever wondered about the history of the Y Bridge? Saturday, July 19 you have the opportunity to learn more.

The event is being held at 2PM at the John McIntire Library Auditorium. Director of Museums for the Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County, Jim Geyer says that they are very honored have David Simmons as a speaker for Saturday's event.

Geyer said, "We are really honored to have David Simmons as our speaker tomorrow for the program. He is the...

June 19, 2014 - 2:56pm
2 years 1 week ago

Zanesville commuters may have noticed the construction taking place near the railroad by the Y Bridge. This is all due to a recent motorist accident.

Just how much longer is this construction going to be in place? Chip Saunders, City Engineer said it would be at least another couple of weeks.

"We are doing the work with our forces. We are basically rebuilding the wall. We started it this week. We expect to be working on it through next week. We are going to have everything...

August 4, 2013 - 9:14pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Sunday was the final day of the Y Bridge Arts Festival at Colony Square Mall where local artists were praised for their contributions.

Paul Emory is a local artist from White Cottage, Ohio and loves to come to this festival every year to get feedback from his colleagues and visitors.

"It helps me decide what my strong pieces are sometimes when some one else tells me what they like it's inspirational especially when we sell things because you know it makes me want to paint...

February 28, 2013 - 11:26pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

A hit-skip crash is under investigation in Zanesville.

Police said there were actually two separate accidents involving the same vehicle.  It all started when a Chevy Cavalier hit a Dodge Grand Caravan near the Y Bridge.

Police said the driver of the Caravan was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries, but the driver of the Cavalier kept going and got involved in another crash at Terry's Tavern on Linden Avenue.

Police said that...

July 6, 2010 - 5:18pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

A drive across the Y Bridge just got a little more colorful.

A couple of years ago, an idea was born to beautify one of Zanesville's historic landmarks. That dream has now blossomed into a reality. After today, 16 flower baskets now sit on top of they Bridge's lamp posts.

The project was organized by the Muskingum Valley Garden Society, and with the help of numerous contributions from area businesses, the society was able to attain the baskets and put in an irrigation...

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