Part of SR-5 Closed for About Two Weeks in Grant County

Grant County, Indiana—In a move aimed at improving safety and infrastructure, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced the temporary closure of a section of State Road 5 (SR-5) in Grant County. The closure, which began on July 1, 2024, is expected to last approximately two weeks.

Detour Routes

During the closure, motorists are advised to use alternate routes to avoid disruptions. The following detour routes have been established:

  1. Northbound Traffic: Drivers heading north on SR-5 should take County Road 300 South (CR-300 S) eastbound to State Road 9 (SR-9), then proceed north to reconnect with SR-5.
  2. Southbound Traffic: Southbound travelers on SR-5 should follow the reverse route, taking SR-9 southbound to CR-300 S, and then westbound back to SR-5.

Road construction equipment

Impact and Purpose

The closure is necessary to facilitate critical repairs and upgrades to the roadway, including resurfacing, bridge maintenance, and drainage improvements. INDOT assures residents and commuters that the inconvenience caused by the temporary closure will result in long-term benefits for the community.

Local businesses and residents are encouraged to plan ahead and adjust their travel routes accordingly during this period. The project aims to enhance safety, extend the lifespan of the road, and improve overall transportation efficiency.

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