Traffic Shift, Ramp Closures Begin Tuesday On State Road 45/46 At I-69 In Bloomington

(BLOOMINGTON) – Milestone Contractors will close both lanes of westbound State Road 45/46 near I-69 in Bloomington on or after Tuesday, June 4, weather permitting, to begin the next phase of a $5 million pavement replacement project.

Westbound traffic will be shifted to eastbound State Road 45/46, with one lane for each direction.
Exit ramps to and from I-69 on the north side of State Road 45/46, in addition to the westbound State Road 46 ramp to southbound I-69 will be closed to traffic during this phase. Detour routes for State Road 45/46 to I-69 are as follows:

  • To I-69 northbound: I-69 southbound to exit 118 (State Road 48/Third Street) to I-69 northbound or I-69 southbound to exit 117 (State Road 45/Bloomfield Road/Second Street) to I-69 northbound
  • To I-69 southbound: State Road 46 westbound to Curry Pike intersection to State Road 46 eastbound (U-turn) to I-69 southbound.

Detour signage will be placed along the routes.
The traffic shift and ramp closures will be in effect for approximately 75 days.
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Following the completion of work in westbound lanes, all State Road 45/46 traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed westbound lanes, with one lane for each direction. Ramps to and from I-69 on the south side of State Road 45/46 will also be closed.
INDOT is working with Indiana University throughout the project to coordinate lane and ramp closures during upcoming high-traffic events.
The project is expected to be complete by November 15, 2019.