Temporary closure of the Hoosier National Forest for Duke Energy right-of-way maintenance

BEDFORD – Duke Energy is planning right-of-way (ROW) maintenance work in their transmission corridor on sections of Hoosier National Forest system lands in Orange and Martin counties.

Implementation will only take a few days, but weather conditions will determine when work can begin.

To ensure public safety near this maintenance work, the following areas are ordered closed until termination of this Emergency Order or 30 days from the signature date, whichever comes first:

Township 2 North, Range 3 West, Sections 9, 20, 30 & 31, Martin County, Indiana,

Township 1 North, Range 3 west, Sections 6, 9 & 10, Martin County, Indiana

Township 1 South, Range 2 West, Sections 1 & 2, Orange County, Indiana

Township 1 South, Range 1 West, Sections 14, 15, 16 & 24, Orange County, Indiana

All within the Second Principal Meridian and depicted on the map.

To ask questions or report concerns, please contact Jackie Contreras at 812-547-9228.