Ten big road construction projects underway in South Bend, Mishawaka

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The summer construction season continues in Michiana. The following is a list of scheduled road closures and restrictions taking place this week:


Watch for lane restrictions and slowdowns near the State Road 19 exit, as well as near County Road 17.


(NEW FOR MON) Watch for restrictions on westbound Colfax Avenue, west of the bridge. (ends late on 7/17)

(NEW) The north side of Colfax Avenue between Michigan and Main Streets is down to one-lane with only eastbound traffic allowed. (ends 8/13)

(NEW) Watch for lane restrictions on South Main Street at Oakside on the city’s south side. (ends 7/17)

Fellows Street is restricted between Bowman Street and Ewing Avenue. (ends 8/16)

Edison remains down to one lane in each direction at Ironwood. Also, Ironwood remains closed at the intersection north of Edison.(ends early 9/2018)

Traffic on Cleveland Road is down to one lane in several spots from Portage Road to State Road 23. (end TBA)

Eddy Street is closed from Napoleon Boulevard to Howard Street for 20 months. St. Vincent Street between Frances Street and Georgiana Avenue is also closed. Detours are set up. (ends late 2019)


(NEW FOR MON) Northbound Main Street is down to one lane between Edison Lakes Parkway and Day Road with delays possible at times.(ends 7/20)

(NEW) Douglas Road has eastbound lane restrictions between Grape Road and Shaughn Street. (ends 7/18)

Liberty Drive is closed on both the north and south sides of Jefferson. Traffic on both east and westbound Jefferson is not affected. (ends TBA)


The intersection of Edison and Ash Road is closed through mid-October for road and roundabout construction.


(NEW) Watch for crews re-striping roads this week (ends 7/20):

New Road from SR 931 to Ash Road
Osborne Road from SR 931 to SR 331
Pierce Road from Gumwood Road to Ash Road
Patterson Road from Lakeville to Kenilworth Road

Quinn Road from Kenilworth Road to Gumwood Road
Riley Road from Miami Highway to SR 331
Shively Road from Lake Trail to Miami Highway
Tyler Road from SR 931 to Juniper Road

Lake Trail from Lakeville to Shively Road
Leeper/Lilac/Rankert Roads from SR 931 to Linden Road

(NEW) The following roads will be closed at times due to construction this week (ends 7/20):

Rosewood Road from Lincolnway Highway to Darden Road
Rice Road from End of Road North to State Road 2
Spirea Road from End of Road North to State Road 2

Willow Road from State Road 2 to Fillmore Road
Fillmore Road from Willow Road to Walnut Road
Walnut Road from Lincolnway Highway to Chicago Trail

Laurel Road from Darden Road to Auten Road
Kintz Road from Juniper Road to Autum Sky Court
Juniper Road from Douglas Road to Cleveland Road


(NEW) A portion of Lexington Avenue is closed at Main Street in downtown Elkhart. Detour using Second Street to Jackson Boulevard. (TFN)

Jackson Blvd is closed from Waterfall Drive to Jr. Achievement Drive for riverfront re-construction. (ends 7/31/2018)

Bridge work is underway on the Toledo Road ramp to eastbound U.S. 20. Be prepared for stopped traffic, at times, in the work zone. Restrictions on the ramp are expected through early fall. (ends 9/30)

Bridge work will also be taking place, this season, on
C.R. 115 bridge over U.S. 20
C.R. 18 bridge over U.S. 20
U.S. 20 eastbound connector ramp over C.R. 17 ramp
U.S. 20 over C.R. 17
U.S. 20 eastbound ramp over C.R. 17

Repaving on the following streets in Elkhart:
§ Toledo Road, from Indiana Avenue/Goshen Avenue to the East City Limits
§ Middleton Run Road, from Middlebury Street to Toledo Road
§ Jeanwood Drive, from County Road 6 to the Toll Road Bridge
§ Hively Avenue, from Prairie Street to Benham Avenue
§ Lexington Avenue, from Bypass Road/Old US 20 to Nappanee Street


US 33 is closed in front of Goshen High School until late September.

Watch for lane restrictions on State Road 15 near the intersection with 3rd Street (ends 11/2018)


Watch for crews repaving U.S. 12 in Edwardsburg. Work is being done from West Village to M-52. Flaggers are directing traffic at times. (ends 8/15)


(NEW) Watch for lane restrictions along U.S. 6 in LaPorte and Porter Counties, between State Road 39 and State Road 49. Resurfacing is underway. The project will end in October. During construction, flaggers will direct one lane of traffic around where work is being done.

(NEW) U.S. 35 is closed from Verma Drive to Pawnee Trail between LaPorte and Michigan City for up to three weeks. Southbound drivers can detou using U.S. 20. Northbound drivers can detour using State Road 39. (ends 7/30)


Resurfacing on U.S. 30 is underway through the towns of Larwill and Pierceton. Traffic will be down to 45 miles per hour and drivers are cautioned to watch for lane restrictions and possible stopped vehicles at times. (ends 9/2018)


U.S. 31 is reduced to one lane in each direction near Plymouth in Marshall County for paving work.


(NEW) State Road 39, just south of North Judson, is closed between CR W. 500 N. and CR W. 400 N until early October for a bridge replacement.

All lanes of U.S. 421, north of Medaryville, are closed through early September. Crews will be replacing the bridge deck for the structure over a ditch north of County Road 200 North.


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