The Indiana Department of Transportation will close the northbound left lane of Interstate 65 approaching mile marker 9.0 during late night hours Wednesday and Thursday nights (SEPTEMBER 14 & 15) while contracted crews offload and install bridge beams at the Old State Road 311 underpass.
Six pre-stressed concrete box beams—each measuring 65 feet—will be set in place each night between the hours of 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Officials anticipate reopening the onramp from Memphis Road to southbound Interstate 65 at Exit 16next Wednesday afternoon.
E & B Paving of Clarksville is INDOT’s prime contractor for this $67 million Major Moves 2020 project on I-65 from 2.8 miles south of S.R. 160 near Memphis Road to 1.02 miles north of S.R. 60 just past Old State Road 311.
The contract calls for full-depth pavement replacement with added travel lanes on the mainline—and new bridge superstructures at Memphis Road, Perry Crossing, Muddy Fork and Old S.R. 311.
The north-south interstate was originally constructed in 1958