Indiana State Police update issued at 1:37 p.m. Friday:
Cleanup crews have completed their work on I-69 northbound at the 260.8 mile marker in Grant County and traffic should be moving normally at this time.
Indiana State Police update issued at 11:41 a.m.
The southbound lanes of I-69 starting at the 273 mile marker in Grant County are being re-opened to normal traffic flow. Please be advised that traffic from the 273 to as far north as the 278 mile marker (Warren exit) in Huntington County will be slow moving for the time being.
Motorists are encouraged to monitor weather forecasts and plan accordingly before they travel. Also, motorists are reminded that driving behavior and NOT the weather are the primary causes of crashes and that altering their driving behavior in the snow and ice will go a long way in ensuring safe travel for them and for those traveling around them.
Advisory issued for Huntington County shortly before 10 a.m. Friday by the Indiana State Police:
Indiana State Police are diverting southbound I-69 traffic onto State Road 5 at the 278 mile marker because of numerous crashes in Grant County which prompted officials to close the southbound lanes of I-69 between the 273 and 264 mile markers.
Motorists are urged to exercise patience and caution if they are already stuck in traffic and for those looking to travel, to seek an alternate route.