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INDOT officials announce some roads to reopen

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Employees with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) have been working feverishly to repair many roads in several counties following recent flooding.

INDOT workers have been in Clay County taking care of three specific areas that should be ready for use soon.

According to INDOT Crawfordsville District Public Information Officer Debbie Calder, State Road 42 between Cory Road and County Road 300 W has a tentative reopening date of June 25.

She said the area was washed out, but a new pipe structure has been ordered.

In addition, Calder said State Road 46 between State Road 59 and CR 150 W could be opened by today.

Calder said two areas, one west of SR 59 and the other near the Clay-Vigo county line, were washed out under the road shoulder and in some driving lanes.

Calder also said State Road 159 between French Drive and Welch Drive could be reopened by July 1. She said there was "extensive pavement and backfill washout," to the area and workers would be working on piping.

There are still several other roads in the area that are closed due to recent flooding.

In Vigo County, SR 246 between All and Dickerson streets remains closed as does SR 42 between United States 231 and SR 59 is still closed in Owen County.

The closings will remain in effect, according to INDOT officials, until waters recede or sections of the roadways have been repaired.

INDOT officials stressed all drivers should immediately turn around and not drive through standing water when encountering a flooded roadway.


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When can we expect SR 46 to reopen?

-- Posted by shadowtina on Wed, Aug 6, 2008, at 1:56 AM


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