The Indiana Department of Transportation issued this news release tonight:
ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that the contractor’s schedule for work on the I-69/Union Chapel Road interchange (Exit 317) has been changed due to inclement weather overnight from August 12 to August 13. The new schedule for work, with the necessary restrictions, is listed below. The contractor has planned for nighttime work to reduce the impact as much as possible on the traveling public.
On Tuesday night, August 13, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, August 14, the contractor will restrict the right lane on southbound I-69 to place surface mix asphalt on the northwest and southwest ramps (the southbound I-69 off- and on-ramps). The northwest ramp will close while paving takes place, followed by the southwest ramp. The contractor will leave the southwest ramp open as long as possible while paving the northwest ramp.
On Wednesday night, August 14, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday morning, August 15, the contractor will restrict the right lane on northbound I-69 to place surface mix asphalt on the southeast ramp (the northbound I-69 off- ramp).
On Thursday night, August 15, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Friday morning, August 16, northbound and southbound I-69 will have intermittent restrictions for application of pavement markings.
On Monday night, August 19, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, August 20, the contractor will restrict the northbound left lane and the southbound left lane on I-69 to mill out the temporary pavement and also mill shoulder rumble strips.
INDOT reminds drivers to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone. For the latest news and information about INDOT, visit www.in.gov/indot. You can find traffic restriction information at www.trafficwise.IN.gov. Contact the Fort Wayne District toll free at 866-227-3555.