Night Paving on Interstate 70

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Get ready for construction on Interstate 70 this week.

The Ohio Department of Transportation will start a resurfacing project between U.S. 40 and State Route 93. Nightly lane closures for pre-phasing work will begin on Tuesday, July 6 from 9pm to 6am. Motorists can expect minimal traffic impacts until October 2021.

This is part of the project to reconstruct I-70 through Zanesville. Full reconstruction will start west of the LIcking Road overpass, including Maple Avenue ramps and Maple Avenue at the end of the ramps and east of the abandoned railroad overpass.

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.