Old 231 in Spencer County closing August 20 | Transportation
The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that Old U.S. Route 231 will be closing in Spencer County.
Contractor’s crews will be closing Old U.S. 231 from the junction of State Road 70 (S.R. 70) to the junction of County Road 350 North. Crews will be replacing four (4) drainage pipes under the roadway.
Work is anticipated to begin with the first two structures on Monday, August 20, at approximately 8:00 a.m. local time.
These pipes are located 0.60 and 1.2 miles south of S.R. 70. It is anticipated this portion of the roadway will re-open to traffic on Wednesday, October 10, weather permitting. Crews will close the roadway 2.5 miles south of S.R. 70 on or after Monday, September 17 for the remaining two structures to be replaced. It is anticipated this portion of roadway will re-open to traffic on Tuesday, October 16, weather permitting.
No through vehicle traffic will be allowed, however local residents will have access to the points of closure. All lanes of traffic will be closed at each structure location. The official detour will follow S.R. 70, new U.S. 231 and C.R. 350 North.