PARKE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces work will begin on or after Monday, May 3 on a resurfacing project in Rockville. The contractor will resurface U.S. 41 and U.S 36 through town along with constructing ADA compliant curb ramps.
Milestone Contractors South LLC was awarded this $2.1 million contract. This project will patch and resurface the roadway along with the curb ramp construction. The work is scheduled to be completed August 15, 2021.
|About the Indiana Hands-Free Law
In 2019, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute reported that distracted driving from mobile devices was a factor in at least 1,263 crashes and three fatal crashes. To make Hoosier roads safer, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed the Indiana Hands-Free law to reduce distracted driving across the state. Beginning July 1, 2020, drivers are prohibited from holding a mobile device, except in emergencies, while their vehicles are moving. For more information on the new law visit www.HandsFreeIndiana.com. Hands-Free Indiana is a partnership between the Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana State Police, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Indiana Constructors Inc., Indiana Motor Truck Association and ACEC Indiana.
About the Indiana Department of Transportation