On Monday, April 4, crews will begin working on S.R. 59 between First and Fourth Streets in Clay City, making the lanes of the highway restricted to 10 ft. wide. Motorists will be able to travel one way for northbound traffic, while southbound traffic will utilize Nye Street.
This project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October, will be taking place on S.R. 59 is from just south of the intersection with S.R. 157 and Ninth Street to just north of First Street in Clay City.
Dave O'Mara Contractor, Inc. was awarded the $3.5 million Major Moves contract, which includes planned improvements of two 12-foot travel lanes with 10 foot parking lanes along both sides of the roadway. Curbs, gutters, and sidewalks will also be added.
When Governor Mitch Daniels' Major Moves program fully funds a decade of critical highway projects in Indiana and when complete in 2015, more than 200 new construction and 200 major highway preservation projects will have been built. Major Moves capitalizes on Indiana's strategic location at the Crossroads of America by building a superior road infrastructure. This innovative plan will bring jobs to the Hoosier State and leave a legacy for Indiana to be a global leader in distribution and logistics.
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