Gibson County, IN - Tuesday, May 29th: The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is announcing that beginning on May 29, County Road 400 South (C.R. 400 S) in Gibson County will close permanently. C.R. 400S will be closed permanently from the junction of County Road 900E (C.R. 900E) to the junction of County Road 950 East (C.R. 950E) in Gibson County. Crews will close C.R. 400S for construction of the I-69 Corridor. No through vehicle traffic will be allowed, however local residents will have access to the point of closure. INDOT encourages motorists to slow down and pay special attention while traveling in work zones throughout Indiana. For the latest news and information about INDOT, please visit www.in.gov/indot and www.trafficwise.in.gov
Owensboro, KY - Tuesday, May 29th: The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the KY 2266 Ohio river Bridge in downtown Owensboro on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The lane restriction is to allow routine bridge maintenance. Also known as the Blue Bridge and the Glover Cary Bridge, the 4,622 ft. structure connects KY 2262 and Indiana State Route 161 over the Ohio River at Owensboro. The lane restriction with alternating flow controlled by flaggers is expected to be in place on the Blue Bridge from approximately 8:30 a.m., CDT, to about Noon, on Tuesday. Motorists should use appropriate caution. Delays in this work zone should be minimal, generally less than 4 minutes. Approximately 8,500 vehicles cross the Ohio River on the Blue Bridge between Kentucky and Indiana in an average day. The structure opened to traffic in September 1940 as a toll bridge. The tolls were discontinued in 1954. Timely traffic advisories for the 11 counties of KYTC Highway District 2 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.
Winslow, IN - Monday, June 4th: The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that State Road 61 (S.R. 61) will be closing near Winslow. Railroad contractor crews will be closing S.R. 61 from the junction of State Road 56 (S.R. 56) to the junction of State Road 64 (S.R. 64). Crews will be making repairs to the crossing 3.3 miles north of S.R. 64. Work will begin on Monday, June 4, at approximately 8:00 a.m. local time. It is anticipated the roadway will re-open to traffic by 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, June 8. No through vehicle traffic will be allowed, however local residents will have access to the point of closure. All lanes of traffic will be closed at the rail crossing. The official detour will follow S.R. 56, S.R. 257 and S.R. 64.