Lane restrictions start next week on U.S. 31

Indiana Department of Transportation is announcing lane restrictions on U.S. 31 in Bartholomew County starting next week for projects replacing a box culvert and repair a bridge.

Work is set to start Monday, as Dave O’Mara Contractor Inc. works on a box culvert south of County Road 100S, almost nine miles north of the Jackson County line. INDOT reports both shoulders of U.S. 31 will be closed and a 12-foot width restriction will be in place, with one lane open in each direction.

Dave O’Mara will also be working on a a bridge deck overlay on U.S. 31, just south of State Road 7, over Fishers Fork. An 11-foot width restriction will be in place while work is completed on the bridge.

All work is weather dependent and is expected to be complete by November 15.