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State Road 158 Near Bedford To Close For Chipping And Sealing
Updated April 25, 2016 7:05 AM | Filed under: Transportation
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(LAWRENCE CO.) - The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a closure for State Road 158 near Bedford for chip and seal operations.

Beginning at 7 a.m. on or around Thursday, May 5, INDOT crews will close S.R. 158 between the S.R. 450 to the Crane gate. During chip and seal operations, the road will be closed to through traffic; however, local residents will have access to the point of closure. Depending upon weather conditions work is expected to be finished by the end of May.

The official detour during the project follows S.R. 37, S.R. 58 and S.R. 45.

About Chip-Seal Projects

After years of heavy traffic and winter freeze-thaw cycles, small cracks develop in our highways. If left untreated, moisture seeps into these cracks and form potholes when the water freezes and expands. As the name implies, a chip-seal treatment seals off the cracks. The stone chips provide improved traction for stopping, especially during winter. National research has shown that every $1 used to preserve our pavements saves $6 to $14 in future, more disruptive repairs.

Stay Informed

Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at, 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone.

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