Intersection in Jasper to close for drainage structure replacements

DUBOIS CO. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a complete closure of the intersection of Newton Street and 3rd Avenue in Jasper.

Beginning on or around Wednesday, Oct. 20, contractors, will close the intersection of Newton Street and 3rd Avenue for the replacement of drainage structures as part of the ongoing project at this location. This will require full pavement cuts, excavation, and installation of the new structures.

Depending upon weather conditions, work is expected to last for about two days. During the project, traffic should use the official detour following U.S. 231, State Road 162, and 3rd Avenue.

INDOT urges drivers to slow down and stay alert near crews.