ROAD WORK TAKES A TEMPORARY HOLIDAY
The Indiana Department of Transportation has suspended most construction projects for the holiday weekend. Some closures and restrictions will remain in place on projects that cannot be safely opened to traffic. Motorists should watch for increased, focused patrols to find impaired, aggressive drivers and those not properly restrained. The statewide TrafficWise traveler information webpage is Available at www.TrafficWise.in.gov or call 1-800-261-ROAD (7623). Road work in Johnson County after Labor Day will close State Road 44 west of U.S. 31 for 15 days. Crews will replace drainage, sidewalks and guard rail at State Road 44 and Young’s Creek. The posted detour is State Roads 44, 135 and 252. The work is scheduled for completion September 17.