Construction on a highly-traveled bridge in South Bend begins Monday

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By: Jon Zimney jzimney@953mnc.com

 ON THE TOLL ROAD

  • Constriction on the Indiana Toll Road is underway between mile markers 22 to 30 and mile markers 41 to 50. Expect on-and-off lane closures in both the east and westbound lanes. (ends 2018)

IN ST. JOSEPH COUNTY

  • (NEW) U.S. 31/20 Bypass bridge construction near the South Bend Airport continues. The ramp closures are from the southbound bypass to eastbound 20 and from westbound 20 to the southbound bypass. Also, watch for lane closures on the bypass and 20 at the bridge. Detours are set up.

IN MISHAWAKA

  • (NEW) The westbound lane of East Mishawaka Avenue will be restricted between Main St. and Sarah St. and will remain closed until next Friday. (ends 4/22)

IN SOUTH BEND

  • (NEW FOR MON) The Olive-Sample bridge construction project begins today (Mon). Sample Street will have lane restrictions… Also Olive Street will be closed at Ford Street on north… and south of Sample. Portions of Olive between the SB Water Works drive to Tucker will have lane restrictions. (ends Sep/Oct 2016)
  • (NEW) Traffic is restricted on Northside Blvd and South St. Louis Blvd from Jefferson to Sample St. (ends 5/20)
  • (NEW) Watch for restrictions near the intersection of LaSalle and Taylor. (ends 4/23)
  • (NEW) Northbound LaPorte Ave. between Colfax & Washington is closed. Watch for restricted traffic in the southbound lanes. (ends TFN)
  • (NEW) Wayne St. is restricted from the alley between Main & Michigan to Main St. (ends 4/29)
  • (NEW) Lafayette is restricted from Columbus Ct. to LaSalle Ave… Also, LaSalle is restricted from Lafayette to Main St. for installation of a gas main (ends 4/22)
  • (NEW) The far right lane of Main Street, downtown, is restricted from Madison to Colfax. (ends 5/6)
  • (NEW) Colfax is restricted from Hill to Niles Ave as crews work on the siding at Colfax-Hill Apartments. (ends 4/19)
  • (NEW Watch for restrictions on northbound Michigan Street from Norman to Walter for sewer work. (ends tfn)
  • (NEW) New restrictions are in place at Olive St. and Sample St. from the railroad south of Tucker on Olive… and from Olive and Sample to Olive and Ford. Also, the intersection of Brookfield and Sample. (ends 4/28)
  • (NEW) Watch for workers in the area of Portage and Elwood. (ends 4/20)

IN ELKHART COUNTY

  • County Road 29 is closed at U.S. 6. Detours are set up for traffic along CR 29. Traffic on U.S. 6 is not affected, but watch out for flaggers directing traffic at times. (ends 10/16)

IN MARSHALL COUNTY

  • Michigan Road, the old 31, is closed just south of Lapaz for bridge replacement work. Drivers are encouraged to take U.S. 6, U.S. 31 and U.S. 30 to get in and out of Plymouth.)

IN KOSCIUSKO COUNTY

  • Watch for alternating lane restrictions on U.S. 30 between State Road 15 and State Road 19 in Kosciusko County for the next several months. Crews will be working on three bridges along U.S. 30. Work is expected to be completed by late August.

IN LAPORTE COUNTY

  • (NEW) Watch for ramp closures on I-94 at the State Road 421 exit. The closures are in effect through late May.
  • Watch for lane closures on east and westbound I-94 between the U.S. 20/35 interchange and mile marker 41, through the end of October.

IN BERRIEN COUNTY

  • (NEW) Territorial Road in Berrien County is closed east of Millburg between North Branch and Park roads, due to a pavement collapse. Drivers can detour to North Branch and Park roads. (ends TBA)

IN CASS COUNTY

The Canadian National Railroad is replacing railroad ties from the state line northward Village of Penn in Cass County.

  • US 12 in Edwardsburg
  • Pine Lake Street west of M 62
  • Evan Street west of M 62
  • Hospital Street west of M 62

The crossings will be closed for approximately 2 weeks while crews are working on the upgrades.