Work starts Monday on U.S. 31 lane addition in Jackson County

Crews will start the work next week of adding a new travel lane to U.S. 31 in Jackson County at Farmington Road.

According to INDOT, starting on Monday, crews with Dave O’Mara Contractors will begin removing existing pavement markings and adding new ones at the intersection. Northbound traffic will be shifted to a temporary configurations with barrels from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The barrels will be moved to the shoulder after 5 p.m.

You should be alert that the surface of the northbound lane will be uneven while the work is in progress.

The project is expected to be completed in late September. The work schedule is dependent on the weather.

INDOT asks that you slow down, drive without distractions and be alert to worker safety in all work zones.