GREENSBURG, Ind.—The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to close one lane of Interstate 74 in each direction at Greensburg beginning Thursday morning (JUNE 9) while its contractor offloads and sets bridge beams at the State Road 3 structure overpassing the east-west highway. Operations are weather dependent.
Thursday’s single-lane restrictions begin at 7 a.m. and continue through Friday at 2 p.m. Single lane restrictions in both directions of I-74 will continue next week starting Monday morning (JUNE 13), continuing through Friday afternoon.
INDOT will implement rolling roadblocks on I-74 approaching the S.R. 3 bridge next week during overnight hours Wednesday and Thursday (JUNE 15 & 16)—weather permitting. Traffic slowdowns impacting all lanes one-direction-at-a-time should begin after 5 p.m. both evenings.
Milestone is INDOT’s contractor for this $3,748,040 design-build bridge replacement project which is rebuilding S.R. 3’s northbound bridge over I-74 first. The new superstructure is a 4-span bulb-T concrete beam bridge measuring 244 feet in length with 43 feet of clear roadway side to side. The S.R. 3 southbound superstructure will be similarly replaced in late summer.
The four inside ramps from eastbound I-74 to northbound S.R. 3, westbound I-74 to southbound S.R. 3, southbound S.R. 3 to eastbound I-74 and northbound S.R. 3 to westbound I-74 are closed. Motorists are maintaining access via outside ramps after utilizing S.R. 3 crossovers and making left turns at stop signs. Wide loads are being detoured around the construction site via I-74, U.S. Highway 421 and S.R. 3.
Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at indot.carsprogram.org, 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone. For highway information, monitor social media sites: www.Facebook.com/INDOTSoutheast and Twitter @INDOTSoutheast. Subscribe to receive text and email alerts at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDOT/subscriber/new.