Emergency Operations Director
Through noon Tuesday 8/25/2014 the I-65 SB right lane and on-ramp from SR 46 will be closed due to delays.
This is the latest information from INDOT regarding the I-65 concrete restoration work and restrictions.
The contractor is planning to work all weekend. They will start Friday night 8/22/2014 at 7:00 pm and work 24/7 until Monday 8/25/2014 at 12:00 pm.
The work will be concrete restoration consisting of: full depth patching, partial depth patching, retrofit load transfers, and PCCP stitching. The southwest ramp (I-65 South On Ramp) will be closed. The contractor will be closing the I-65 South driving lane this weekend as well. These will be closed all weekend for the time period stated above.
There will also be pavement markings going on this weekend. This operation will be moving around the project throughout the weekend. The contractor plans to have alternating closures for the I-65 North lanes.
The I-65 closures are between mile markers 67 and 70. I-65 North and South will have a reduced speed limit from 70 mph to 55 mph to 45 mph in the workzone areas.
I-65 traffic control will consist of barrels, temporary pavement markings, barrier walls, changeable message signs, relevant construction signs.
It is recommended that travelers on I-65 take the U.S. 31 alternate route that runs from Scottsburg to Taylorsville.