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Road Work to Close State Road 44 in Johnson County

If you travel regularly on State Road 44 in Johnson County, you may be inconvenienced for a few weeks.

INDOT plans to close State Road 44 west of U.S. 31 at Franklin for up to 15 days, beginning Tuesday morning. Construction crews will be replacing a small drainage structure that crosses under the east-west roadway.

Officials say Calumet Civil Contractors of Whitestown has been contracted to remove a section of sidewalk and excavate across State Road 44 at a tributary to Youngs Creek. A manhole and new pipe will be installed and the sidewalk section will be replaced. A new guardrail is also scheduled to be installed.

The official detour around the work site utilizes State Roads 44, 135 and 252, along with and U.S. 31. Officials expect the road to be reopened to traffic by Sept. 17.

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013 9:46:01 AM


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