Indiana Department of Transportation news release:
Overnight lane closures planned for Allen County
Allen County, Indiana (March 26, 2021) – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces overnight lane closures on I-69 starting on or after March 29, 2021.
Crews will be conducting pavement coring and soil borings for Geotechnical Analysis of I-69 pavement and underlying soil conditions.
The work is happening from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday from mile marker 311 to south of mile marker 317 and will last approximately 3 to 4 weeks.
During the work, 2 lanes of I-69 will be closed with only one direction being worked on each night. Access to and from I-69 will be maintained during working hours.
INDOT reminds motorists to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone.
About the Indiana Hands-Free Law
In 2019, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute reported that distracted driving from mobile devices was a factor in at least 1,263 crashes and three fatal crashes. To make Hoosier roads safer, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed the Indiana Hands-Free law to reduce distracted driving across the state. Beginning July 1, 2020, drivers are prohibited from holding a mobile device, except in emergencies, while their vehicles are moving. For more information on the new law visit https://www.in.gov/indot/4063.htm. Hands-Free Indiana is a partnership between the Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana State Police, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Indiana Constructors Inc., Indiana Motor Truck Association and ACEC Indiana.
About the Indiana Department of Transportation
Over the past 100 years, INDOT has transformed the state of Indiana into the Crossroads of America we know today. With six district offices and 3,500 employees, the agency is responsible for constructing and maintaining more than 29,000 lane miles of highways, more than 5,700 bridges, and supporting 4,500 rail miles and 117 airports across the state. Indiana once again ranked #1 in the U.S. for infrastructure in CNBC’s 2019 “America’s Top States for Business” ranking. Learn more about INDOT at in.gov/indot.