30-Day Closure Begins Monday On State Road 56 In Scottsburg

(SCOTT CO.) – Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Dave O’Mara Contractor Inc. plans to start work on or after Monday (July 6) on S.R. 56 in Scottsburg. Crews will complete a small structure replacement, located 1.4 miles west of U.S. 31 at Toast Brook.

State Road 56 will close for 30 days once work begins between Boatman Road and Lake Road. Local access for homes and businesses in the area will be maintained until the point of closure. The official detour will follow I-65 to S.R. 60 (Exit 7/Salem) to S.R. 56. The $453,000 contract is scheduled to be complete by early August.

Motorists are reminded to slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones. All work is weather dependent.