|June 1st, 2022
BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces nightly restrictions on I-65 between State Road 47 and S.R. 32 starting Wednesday, June 15 near Lebanon. The southbound lanes of I-65 will be restricted to 11 ft. lanes with 4 ft. shoulders to allow crews to start on phase three of the added travel lanes project. The restrictions will be between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. until the end of June, weather permitting.This project was awarded to E & B Paving, LLC. for $83.7 million. It also includes bridge replacements near U.S. 52, a bridge removal near Lafayette Avenue, small structure replacements and drainage construction on I-65. The entire project is expected to be completed in May of 2023.INDOT reminds drivers to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone.
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|About the Indiana Department of Transportation
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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