Four new road construction projects start Monday in St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties

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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.
  • (NEW FOR MON) Some railroad crossings are closed for repair in St. Joseph County, including the crossings at Beech Rd, Cottage Grove, Elder, and Oakside. (ends 5/17) Also…the crossing at Ash Road/County Line Road (ends 5/16)

IN SOUTH BEND

  • (NEW FOR MON) Watch for a partial lane closure on Marion Street near Lafayette Blvd. (ends 5/18)
  • Watch for a partial lane closure on Wayne Street from Otsego St. to the alley (ends 5/20)
  • Traffic is restricted on Main St. from LaSalle to Colfax. (ends 5/16)
  • Watch for a partial lane closure at the intersection of Michigan and Chippewa. (ends 6/3)
  • Preliminary work for the State Road 23 resurfacing project is underway between Edison Road in South Bend and Gumwood & Main in Mishawaka. Watch for lane closures between Edison Road and Gumwood/Main as road patching and curb work continues. (The complete resurfacing of 23 is scheduled to begin in mid-June.)
  • Traffic is restricted on Northside Blvd and South St. Louis Blvd from Jefferson to Sample St. (ends 5/20)
  • 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)

IN ELKHART

  • Greenleaf Blvd. is blocked at East Beardsley Avenue due to water main work. (ends 7/2)

IN ELKHART COUNTY

  • (NEW FOR MON) U.S. 131 in Elkhart County is set to be resurfaced today (weather-permitting). The resurface work will happen between the state line and just north of I-80/90. Drivers should watch for stopped traffic and flaggers in the construction zone during the day. (ends late on 5/16)
  • (NEW FOR MON) Watch for crews installing raised pavement markers on State Road 13, 15, 19, 119, US 20 and US 30 this week. (ends 5/20)
  • 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 CASS COUNTY

  • U.S. 12 is closed at the railroad tracks in Edwardsburg this week while crews repair upgrade the crossing. (ends 5/16)