INDOT Readies for Winter

 This is Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana.

The Indiana Department of Transportation started preparing for the upcoming winter season soon after the last of the snow and ice melted last spring. INDOT officials say their top winter priority is removing snow and preventing ice on more than 11,000 miles of interstates, U.S. highways and state routes. Continue reading

Chip Sealing to Close State Road 39

Road Closed SignThe Indiana Department of Transportation is chip sealing another section of highway in Starke County. Starting today, State Road 39 will be closed between State Road 10 and State Road 8. Work is due to wrap up Friday, weather permitting.

INDOT is also chip and fog sealing State Road 10 between 500 West and U.S. 421 this week. Continue reading

State Road 10 to Close for Chip Sealing

Road Closed SignState Road 10 west of North Judson will be closed this week for chip sealing, weather permitting. INDOT crews will begin chip and fog sealing operations today and conclude on Friday, Aug. 26th. The work is done to preserve the road surface. Liquid asphalt emulsion is distributed on the roadway and covered with crushed stone. Excess chips are swept from the roadway after the asphalt cures. Continue reading