Five new road construction restrictions in South Bend and Elkhart

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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

  • 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 in the area.

IN MISHAWAKA

  • (NEW) The State Road 23 widening project between Grape Road and Main Street is underway. During construction there may be only one lane in each direction. Expect delays and back-ups during peak travel times.
  • (NEW) Some Mishawaka railroad crossings are being worked on, which could result in closings at the Hendricks Street, S. Logan Street and S. Russell Avenue crossings.

IN SOUTH BEND

  • (NEW FOR MON) Watch for a partial lane closure on Wayne Street, from Main Street to east of the intersection. (ends 5/5)
  • (NEW FOR MON) Traffic will be restricted on Main St. from Wayne to Western. (ends 5/9)
  • (NEW FOR MON) Watch for a partial lane closure on William Street from Washington to Marion. (ends 5/3)
  • (NEW FOR MON) Watch for a partial lane closure on Lincolnway West from Taylor to James Court. (ends late on 5/2)
  • Oak St. is also closed from LaPorte to Sherman (ends 5/4)
  • The far right lane of Main Street, downtown, is restricted from Madison to Colfax. (ends 5/6)
  • Watch for a new restriction in the 100 block of West Western Avenue. (ends 5/7)
  • Restrictions are in place at the intersection of Washington and Taylor (ends 4/30)… Also, in front of City Hall Court. (ends 5/7)
  • Restrictions are in place at Chapin and Garfield (ends 5/7)
  • Traffic will be restricted along Sample St. from Chapin to Franklin for construction of the main entrance to Ignition Park. (ends 5/11)
  • Traffic is restricted on Northside Blvd and South St. Louis Blvd from Jefferson to Sample St. (ends 5/20)
  • Washington Street is closed from Camden to Bendix, including Liberty, until further notice for an emergency sewer repair (ends TFN)
  • The Olive-Sample bridge construction project is underway. Sample Street has lane restrictions… Also Olive Street is 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)
  • The fifth phase of the City of South Bend’s sewer separation project is underway with road closures taking place along Northside Boulevard and Frances Street, south of Wayne Street. (ends in Nov. 2016)
  • Northbound LaPorte Ave. between Colfax & Washington is closed. Watch for restricted traffic in the southbound lanes. (ends TFN)
  • Watch for restrictions on northbound Michigan Street from Norman to Walter for sewer work. (ends TFN)

IN ELKHART

  • (NEW FOR MON) Greenleaf Blvd. is blocked at East Beardsley Avenue due to water main work. (ends 7/2)
  • (NEW FOR TUE) East Beardsley Ave. is cvlosed between Dearborn Street and Conn Street (ends late on 5/3)

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

  • Watch for ramp closures on I-94 at the State Road 421 exit. The closures are in effect through late May.
  • In LaPorte County, 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) A maintenance project has begun on eastbound I-94 near Paw Paw. Watch for crews working and restrictions between mile markers 58 to 61. (ends 5/27)
  • 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 at crossings at: US 12 in Edwardsburg, Pine Lake Street west of M 62, Evan Street west of M 62 and Hospital Street west of M 62