BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the U.S. 52 ramp to
I-65 southbound and the I-65 northbound exit ramp to U.S. 52 will close on or after Thursday, July 9 at 4 a.m.. This is for the contractor to rebuild the ramps. The ramps are anticipated to reopen by October 26. This closure was delayed for approximately one month to install a temporary traffic signal at the
I-65 northbound exit ramp to State Road 47. The traffic signal will be activated on Monday, July 6.
The detour advises motorists to utilize State Road 47 at Exit 146. Milestone Contractors L.P. was awarded this contract for $1.9 million.
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About the Indiana Hands-Free Law
In 2019, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute reported that distracted driving from mobile devices was a factor in at least 1,263 crashes and three fatal crashes. To make Hoosier roads safer, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed the Indiana Hands-Free law to reduce distracted driving across the state. Beginning July 1, 2020, drivers are prohibited from holding a mobile device, except in emergencies, while their vehicles are moving. For more information on the new law visit www.HandsFreeIndiana.com. Hands-Free Indiana is a partnership between the Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana State Police, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Indiana Constructors Inc., Indiana Motor Truck Association and ACEC Indiana.