State Road 59 bridge over Otter Creek to temporarily close in Parke County

Thursday, July 4, 2024

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. - The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a temporary closure of the S.R. 59 bridge over Otter Creek.

Beginning on or after Monday, July 8, crews will be closing the roadway over the bridge to replace pipes and a small structure in the area. This is located about two miles north of the Clay/Parke County line north of Brazil and south of Bellmore.

The official detour around the closure is S.R. 59 to U.S.41 to I-70 to U.S. 40 to S.R. 59 on the north side and S.R. 59 to U.S. 40 to I-70 to U.S. 41 to U.S. 36 to S.R. 59 on the south side.

INDOT encourages all drivers to seek an alternate route around the closure and to exercise caution while traveling through and around all work zones.

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