News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 18, 2013

Overpass repairs causing Interstate 70 lane restrictions


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Repairs to the Frye Road overpass in southeastern Vigo County has caused a restriction to the left lane of Interstate 70 between the 13- and 14-mile markers, about two miles east of the Indiana 46 exit.

The lane restriction, which began Monday, will be in effect 24 hours a day for about two weeks, the Indiana Department of Transportation said in a press release.

The contract was awarded to Halverson Construction Co. Inc. from Springfield, Ill., for $317,166.

The Frye Road bridge was closed to traffic in September of last year after a piece of construction equipment struck and damaged it.

Three damaged beams to be finished for completion by July 19.

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