State Route 146 to be closed for roadway improvement project southeast of Zanesville

Jacksontown, Ohio (Friday, May 24, 2013) –  On Monday, June 3rd, a roadway improvement project will close a section of State Route 146 southeast of Zanesville at Three Towers Road in Muskingum County.
SR 146 will be closed for 70 days at Three Towers Rd., located between Millers Lane and Wilhem Rd. on SR 146, for the replacement of the Boggs Creek Bridge. This project also includes realignment work at the intersection of SR 146 and Three Towers Rd..
Motorists will be detoured south on SR 146 to SR 313, then east on SR 313 to SR 83, then north on SR 83 to Interstate Route 70 west, then take I-70 west to Exit 155 (SR 146/Zanesville Exit), and reverse.
The contractor will begin preparation work for this project on Tuesday, May 28th, although this work will not affect traffic.
ODOT’s contractor for this $1.8 million project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Zanesville, Ohio, and the completion date is set for August, 2013.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For additional information, please contact:
Lauren Holdsworth, Public Information Specialist, at (740) 323-5204
or email