Overnight Ramp Closures begin next Week on I-65 in Boone County

BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the overnight ramp closures have been pushed backed on I-65 in Boone County to beginThursday, July 29, weather permitting. The closures are for full depth patching, milling and paving and stone shoulder work. Please note the closures will not begin until 7 p.m. and will reopen by 6 a.m.

Dynamic message boards will be utilized during these closures to alert motorists of the exact closures. The schedule currently is as follows:

  • July 29, I-65 SB exit ramp to C.R. 100 E (Exit 138)
  • July 30, S.R. 39 on ramp to I-65 SB (Exit 139)
  • July 31, I-65 NB exit ramp to S.R. 32 (Exit 140)
  • August 2, I-65 SB exit ramp to S.R. 32
  • August 3, S.R. 32 on ramp to I-65 SB
  • August 4, I-65 SB exit ramp to S.R. 39
  • August 5, S.R. 39 on ramp to I-65 SB

This project was awarded to Milestone Contractors LP for $5.5 million. This project includes concrete restoration on I-65 and patching and resurfacing the ramps from just south of S.R. 39 to just north of S.R. 32 and is scheduled for completion at the end of September.

INDOT reminds motorists to follow the posted work zone speed limit, use caution and consider worker safety when traveling through a construction zone.

 

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Over the past 100 years, INDOT has transformed the state of Indiana into the Crossroads of America we know today. With six district offices and 3,500 employees, the agency is responsible for constructing and maintaining more than 29,000 lane miles of highways, more than 5,700 bridges, and supporting 4,500 rail miles and 117 airports across the state. Indiana once again ranked #1 in the U.S. for infrastructure in CNBC’s 2019 “America’s Top States for Business” ranking. Learn more about INDOT at in.gov/indot.

About the Indiana Hands-Free Law
On July 1, 2020, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed the Indiana Hands-Free Law to reduce distracted driving across the state. Since then, drivers have been prohibited from holding a mobile device while their vehicles are in motion. With help from the Indiana State Police and other law enforcement agencies, over 5,400 citations and more than 10,500 warnings have been issued. For more information on Indiana’s Hands-Free Law, visit www.HandsFreeIndiana.com.

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