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State Road 256 Closed After Pavement Failure
Updated April 22, 2015 1:53 PM | Filed under: Transportation
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(AUSTIN) - Indiana Department of Transportation officials have closed State Road 256 near Austin in response to pavement failure caused by a washout at a drainage pipe that runs under the roadway.

The road is currently closed between U.S. 31 and State Road 203.

INDOT maintenance crews began removing and replacing the 36-inch pipe at 8 a.m. today. The pipe location is 0.2 miles east of Coffee Pot Road.

The road will reopen as soon as operations have been completed and new asphalt has been put in place.

For area highway information, monitor social media sites: and Twitter @INDOTSoutheast. Verify travel plans at TrafficWise:

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