U.S. 231 closing Monday for railroad repairs in Greencastle
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that U.S. 231 (North Jackson Street) will close in Greencastle at 6 a.m. Monday, July 6 at the railroad tracks.
CSX Railroad will be repairing the crossing at Elizabeth Street, just north of Shadowlawn Avenue.
The project is expected to take a week to complete with the roadway scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 10.
The official detour follows U.S. 36 east to State Road 75 south to U.S. 40 west and back to U.S. 231. Traffic traveling in the opposite direction will use the same detour in reverse.
Meanwhile, INDOT advised local drivers of another area closing set for Monday, July 6.
State Road 234 in southern Montgomery County will close on or after Monday, July 6 for a bridge maintenance and repair project approximately five miles east of U.S. 231.
The project will replace a small structure at that locationnear Ladoga with the roadway is scheduled to reopen Aug. 8.
The $331,665 contract was awarded to 3d Company Inc.
The official State Road 234 detour follows U.S. 231 north to Interstate 74 east to State Road 75 south and back to SR 234. Traffic traveling in the opposite direction will use the same detour in reverse.
INDOT reminds motorists to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone.