Tuesday's road construction update includes restrictions, closures on southbound U.S. 31 in St. Joseph County


  • (NEW) It’s Day Two of lane closures on US 31 south of South Bend. On Tuesday, June 2, it’s down to one lane on the southbound side between the US 20 Bypass and Kern Road. In addition, the ramp from the eastbound US 20 bypass to southbound US 31 will be closed all day. Also, intermittent lane closures up to 20 minutes each will begin at 9:00am and last until 5 p.m. To avoid delays, INDOT encourages ou to avoid travel on the southbound side all day.


  • (NEW) Watch for restrictions at the intersection of Marion & Williams. (ends 6/4)
  • (NEW) Kenmore Street is closed from Dunham to Ford. (ends 6/5)
  • Watch for lane restrictions along Lincolnway West, from Maple Street to Olive Street due to repaving work. (ends 6/2)
  • Northbound Portage is down to one lane between Bendix and Appaloosa Drive. (ends 6/5)
  • Watch for lane closures on Kenmore Street near Voorde Drive. Flaggers may be on scene to help direct you through. (ends 6/17)
  • Traffic is restricted on Northshore Drive at Iroquois, due to the river bank caving in. The bike lanes are closed there. Traffic is shifted to the north (TFN)
  • Lane restrictions continue along Lincolnway West from William to Maplewood. (ends 6/26)


  • Mishawaka Ave. is closed to through traffic from Main St. to Cedar St. Traffic will be detoured via Main, Lincolnway and Cedar. (ends in late June)
  • Church St. between Third St. and Eighth St. is down to one lane in each direction. Large truck traffic is being detoured. (ends 6/15)


  • Gumwood Road is closed from Brick Rd. to Adams Rd. Work to finish the storm sewer, earthwork, pavement removal and prepare for asphalt pavement will take place. Traffic will be detoured to Fir Rd., Adams Rd. and Grape Rd.


  • Road construction along U.S. 33 between Elkhart River bridge and Ferndale Road continues. Most of the work is expected to be finished in early June.
  • State Road 15 is being worked on from Madison Street to Kercher Road. (ends 7/5)
  • Fifth Street is closed from north of Pike Street to Rock Run Creek.


  • The Cassopolis St. Bridge is closed from Crawford St to Baldwin St. (ends 6/2)
  • Watch for lane restrictions on County Road 6 at County Road 15 now through Wednesday. (ends 6/3)
  • Arcade Avenue is closed from Woodward Avenue to Suwanee Street (ends 6/8)
  • Folsom Street is closed at Elizabeth, Belmont, Huron and York starting now, through mid-November. Take Bar Street to get to the cross streets. (ends 11/15/15)
  • Prairie St. is closed on the north side of Middlebury St. to the south side of State St.
  • The realigning of County Road 40 continues east of County Road 19 (ends 6/25)
  • Waterfall Drive is closed between Franklin St & High Street for streetscape improvements and Riverwalk extension. E. Lexington, Waterfall Drive and High Street will be one-way throughout the construction project. (ends 9/15)
  • The County Road 40 bridge over Stony Creek is closed between County Road 43 and County Road South 1200 West in Lagrange County (west of Topeka). (ends 7/17)
  • US 20 lane expansion continues from County Road 17 to County Road 15. (ends 7/2015)
  • Drivers who regularly travel the County Road 4 bridge over Christiana Creek, north of Elkhart, need to find a new route. The bridge is closed for the next six months for replacement. (ends 6/2015)


  • (NEW) Work is beginning on a new roundabout, as crews will begin widening State Road 19 around the State Road 119 and County Road 44 crossing.(TBA)


  • The U.S. 6 bridge over the Yellow River is closed. The bridge is a mile west of State Road 331 in Bremen. (ends 9/2015)


  • In Niles, the right shoulder on the eastbound US-12 bridge over M-51 is closed as a precaution due to damage to the beam. (ends TBA)
  • A reminder for downtown Niles drivers, that the Main St. Bridge is closed for an entire year. Detours are set along Lincoln, Grant, Broadway, Fifth and Wayne Streets.

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