Road Closure Scheduled For U.S. 50 In Loogootee For Pipe Replacements

(LOOGOOTEE) – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure two pipe replacement projects.

Beginning on or around Tuesday, July 21, INDOT maintenance crews will close U.S. 50 near the intersection of U.S. 231 to excavate and replace two drainage pipes in the area. This requires a full excavation of the old pipes across all lanes of traffic.

Work is expected to for about two days, depending upon weather conditions with operations scheduled for daytime hours. During the project the road will be closed to through traffic. Local traffic will have access up to the point of closure The official detour follows U.S. 50, I-69, S.R. 58 and U.S. 231.

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