Work to begin on the MLK Memorial Bridge

MLK Memorial Bridge

Indiana Department of Transportation news release announcing construction work on the downtown Fort Wayne MLK Memorial Bridge.

Work to begin on Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge

Allen County, Indiana (April 14, 2021) – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane closures and restrictions on U.S. 27/Clinton Street in Fort Wayne.

Crews will complete a bridge deck overlay on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge starting on or after April 19 with work expected to last into early May.

During construction, traffic will be down to one lane and drivers should be alert of lane shifts between Jacobs Avenue and Superior Street.

INDOT asks drivers to use patience while driving in the area as congestion and delays are expected. Motorists are reminded to slow down, use extra caution and travel distraction-free in and around all work zones.

All work is weather dependent and schedules are subject to change.


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

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