I-69 SECTION 5 ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURE ON FULLERTON PIKE

Fullerton Pike will not be closed until Rockport Road is complete and open to traffic.  Fullerton Pike will be closed from Sharon Drive to Rockport Road with local access only. Traffic will be detoured via Leonard Springs, Tapp Road and Rockport Road.  A hospital detour route to provide access to Monroe Hospital will be for southbound State Road 37 traffic via That Road west of SR 37 to Medical Park Boulevard.  The hospital detour route for northbound SR 37 traffic will be via That Road to the newly constructed That Road Connector, Rockport Road, That Road and Medical Park Boulevard. The closure of Fullerton Pike will begin on or after July 11 and will remain closed through December 31.

The I-69 Development Partners Team announces intermittent single lane closures to relocate Smithville Communication facilities. Lane closures, with the presence of a flagger, will take place on Tapp Road from Rex Grossman Boulevard to Deborah Drive and on Rex Grossman Boulevard from Cota Drive to Tapp Road. Work will begin on June 29, weather permitting and will continue through July 2.

The I-69 Development Partners Team announces intermittent lane closures to verify the subsurface location of existing utility facilities. Lane closures, with a presence of a flagger, will take place on Tapp Road from Leonard Springs Road to 400 feet east of Leonard Springs Road. Then, it will close on Leonard Springs Road from 400 feet south of Tapp Road to 400 feet north of Tapp Road. Lane closures will begin on June 24 weather permitting, and will continue through June 26.

I-69 SECTION 5 ANNOUNCES SINGLE LANE CLOSURES ON STATE ROAD 37

The I-69 Development Partners Team announces single lane closures on State Road 37 to install temporary erosion control features. Lane closures will occur on SR 37 two miles north of Sample Road to just north of Liberty Church Road. The lane closures will begin on or after June 15, weather permitting, and will continue through August.

Duke Energy relocates facilities in Bloomington  beginning  June 15

The I-69 Development Partners Team announces intermittent lane closures on Vernal Pike and 17th Street  for Duke Energy to relocate existing utility facilities. The lane closures, with the presence of a flagger,  will take place on Vernal Pike from Woodyard Road to State Road 37 and on 17th Street from Crescent Road to Lismore Drive. Lane closures will begin on June 15, weather permitting, and will continue through late July.

Overhead utility line removal and installation in Monroe County begins June 10

The I-69 Development Partners Team announces intermittent road closures on State Road 37 between Wylie and Purnell roads. Road closures on S.R. 37 will be required for a maximum of five minutes at a time to remove existing overhead power lines and to install new lines. The closures will take place on June 10.Roads will reopen, weather permitting, by the end of the day.

Questions or concerns about roadway access should be reported to: John Fox, Landowner Relations Representative, 812.361.8275

I-69 SECTION 5 ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURE ON VERNAL PIKE

Road and overpass construction on Vernal Pike in Bloomington begins on June 29

The I-69 Development Partners Team announces the closure of Vernal Pike to construct roadway and overpass improvements. Vernal Pike, west of State Road 37, will be closed from Woodyard Road to Industrial Drive.  Traffic will be detoured via Curry Pike, S.R. 46 and S.R. 37 during construction and open to local traffic only.  The existing traffic signal at S.R. 37 with access to Industrial Drive will remain open until the new Vernal Pike roadway and overpass are completed and open to traffic.  Access to Packing House Road will be via Vernal Pike to the west during Phase 1 construction and via S.R. 37 and Industrial Drive during Phase 2 construction. The closure of Vernal Pike will begin on or after June 29 and will remain closed through late 2015 or early 2016.

Public Comment on Section 6 Alternatives, Draft Purpose & Need

At two public meetings last week, INDOT offered opportunity for the public to look at the I-69 Section 6 project Draft Purpose and Need as well as proposed alternative routes. Comments are being accepted through June 2. More information is available on the INDOT website.

The following are links to the documents that are posted on the project 6 website.

  • Project Documents – http://www.in.gov/indot/projects/i69/2343.htm
    • Draft Purpose & Need
    • Conceptual Alternatives Evaluation Report
      • Appendix A – Figures & Tables
      • Appendix B – Conceptual Alternatives Maps
      • Appendix C – Travel Demand Model for Conceptual Alternatives
      • Appendix D – Cost Estimation Methodology
      • Appendix E – Conceptual Alternatives Advantages and Disadvantages
      • Project Updates and News – http://www.in.gov/indot/projects/i69/2344.htm
        • Updated Factsheet
        • Public Meeting  May 18 & 19 – Handout
        • Public Meeting May 18 & 19 – Presentation

I-69 SECTION 5 ANNOUNCES ROADCLOSURE ON KINSER PIKE

Road closure required for road and overpass construction on Kinser Pike in Bloomington on June 22

BLOOMINGTON, IND. (May 22, 2015) – The I-69 Development Partners Teamannouncestheclosure of Kinser Pike to make roadway and overpass improvements. Kinser Pikeeast of State Road (SR) 37 will be closedfrom SR 37 to Bayles Road.  Traffic will be detoured via Acuff Road and SR 37during construction and open to through traffic with local access only.

The closure of Kinser Pike will begin on or after June 22 and is anticipated to end by the end of this year.

Construction and traffic contacts

Questions or concerns about roadway access should be reported to: John Fox, Landowner Relations Representative, 812.361.8275

Contact: Tony Carpenter, Public Information Coordinator, I-69 Section 5

(812) 339-6447

i69section5pi@att.net

I-69 SECTION 5 ANNOUNCES 45 MPH WORK ZONE SPEED LIMIT ON STATE ROAD 37

45 MPH Work Zone Speed Limiton State Road 37inBloomington now in effect

BLOOMINGTON, IND. (May 15, 2015) – The I-69 Development Partners Team announces that a 45 mph work zone speed limit has been established on State Road 37 from That Road to SR 46. The work zone speed limit on SR 37 will be in effect at all times through February 2016 as roadway construction continues and will be fully enforced by the Indiana State Police. Motorists are reminded to drive with care and to “Expect the Unexpected”