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ODOT plans $35 million spend to prevent landslides, slips

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Landslides and rockslides are a common issue in parts of eastern and southern Ohio. The Ohio Department of Transportation will use $35 million in federal stimulus funds to complete dozens of projects aimed at catching these issues early or even preventing them in the first place. ODOT...
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Athens, OHathens.oh.us

Second St. Road Closure

The City of Athens announces that Second St. will be closed between Elizabeth Dr. and Central Ave. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 8 am until completion for pavement repairs. There will be no thru or emergency traffic. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. Questions or concerns may be...
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Wellston, OHPosted by
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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Wellston

(WELLSTON, OH) For bargain hunters there may be no better target than gas, with the cheapest station in the Wellston area offering savings of $0.00 per gallon. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at BP at 5 N Pennsylvania Ave. Regular there was listed at $3.15 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $3.15 at BP at 5 N Pennsylvania Ave, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.
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Chillicothe, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Person runover on High Street in Chillicothe

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — A pedestrian has been runover in Chillicothe. The emergency call came into dispatch around 9 p.m., Sunday evening. According to reports, the pedestrian was attempting to cross High Street at Buckeye Street when they werehit by a car. EMS responded to the scene. The name of those...
Chillicothe, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Car crashes into house on Hickory Street in Chillicothe

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — EMS responded to an accident in Chillicothe on Monday after a car crashed into a house. The 9-1-1 call came in a little after 1:30 p.m. The caller reported that a car had crashed into the side of a home at the corner of Hickory and Second Street and that the driver was unconscious.
Chillicothe, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Two vehicle accident on State Route 772 just south of Chillicothe

ROSS COUNTY, Ohio — Law Enforcement is responding to a report of a two-vehicle accident on State Route 772 just south of Chillicothe. A 911 call came in around 9:30 p.m., Saturday night. The caller stated that two-vehicles were involved in the crash and injuries if any to the occupants was unknown.
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Athens, OHAthens Messenger

Second Street road closure in Athens

The City of Athens announces that Second St. will be closed between Elizabeth Dr. and Central Ave. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 8 am until completion for pavement repairs. There will be no thru or emergency traffic. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. Questions or concerns may be...
Athens, OHAthens Messenger

Athens Transit line 5 morning route restored

Effective immediately, Athens Public Transit is restoring the Line 5 morning route. A detailed schedule can be found at hapcap.org/athens-public-transit. Download the DoubleMap app to track the buses in real-time. If you or a loved one need assistance with transportation options during this pandemic please contact the Athens County Mobility...
Vinton County, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

State Route 671 closed in Vinton Co.

VINTON COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation is reporting the closure of State Route 671 at State Ford Road in Vinton County. ODOT states, debris is blocking the roadway, and for motorists to seek a different route. It is unclear at this time when the roadway will reopen....
Ross County, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Two vehicle accident with injuries on Maple Grove Road in Ross Co.

ROSS COUNTY, Ohio — EMS has been dispatched to the area of Maple Grove Road and State Route 28 in Ross County for a two-vehicle accident with injuries. A 911 caller reported the accident around 11:00 p.m. this evening. According to Sheriff Deputies on scene both vehicles experienced significant damage.
Jackson, OHIndependent

Northwest school board awards contracts for work at bus garage

KEY ACTION: In a special meeting, awarded three of four bid packages for upgrading the parking lot and adding more lighting at the bus garage at 2309 Locust St. SE. DISCUSSION: Pag’s Excavating was awarded the contract for site demolition and excavating at a cost of $88,000 to prepare the site to install a concrete parking lot. Perrin Asphalt will do the concrete work for $521,500. Canal Fulton Enterprises won the bid to do electrical work for lighting at the site for $39,841.
Ross County, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Rollover accident on Blain Highway in Ross County

ROSS COUNTY, Ohio — EMS and law enforcement responded to a rollover accident on Blain Highway at Turner Road Tuesday evening. Law enforcement on scene said that there was one woman trapped inside a vehicle, but she was not injured. EMS was able to successfully extricate her. Her name has...
Wellston, OHPosted by
Wellston Today

Wellston diesel prices: $0.11/gallon savings at Wellston's cheapest station

(WELLSTON, OH) Your choice of gas station could be costing you as much as $0.11 if you’re buying diesel in Wellston, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Wellston area on Tuesday, found that Speedway at 1219 Pennsylvania Avehad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $3.14 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Marathon at 2256 Honey Suckle Ln, which listed a per-gallon price of $3.25.
Athens, OHAthens Messenger

Stimson Avenue/East Street Intersection to be closed

The work scheduled by Trucco Construction at the Stimson/State street intersection has been delayed, and is expected to occur June 10 and June 11. The eastbound lane of East State Street will be closed at North College Street to allow work in the Stimson Avenue/State Street intersection. The lane closure will occur at 7:30 a.m. and will re-open by 5:30 p.m. Local access in this area will be maintained, but through traffic will not be permitted.
Jackson County, OHvintonjacksoncourier.com

Weekly Construction Update for Jackson County

The following construction and maintenance projects are anticipated to affect highways in Jackson County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. S.R. 139 Culvert Replacement – S.R. 139 will be closed between S.R. 279 and Bucklick Creek Road starting June 1. Traffic will be detoured via S.R. 139, S.R. 279, and S.R. 93. Estimated completion: Summer 2021.
Richmond Dale, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Mowing tractor collides with SUV, shutting down route 35

RICHMOND DALE, Ohio — No one was seriously hurt when a mowing tractor collided with an SUV in Ross County. It happened at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night along route 35 westbound, near Limerick Road, close to Richmond Dale. Troopers said they were still investigating the crash, but that one...