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Intermittent closures planned for Monday, July 22 on S.R. 37 SB in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind.— Intermittent closures are scheduled throughout the day Monday, July 22, on southbound S.R. 37 near Grand Valley Boulevard in Martinsville, weather permitting.

Closures are expected to begin after 9 a.m. for Milestone Contractors to move equipment and materials across the roadway to continue overpass construction in the median.

The road will close for no longer than ten minutes at a time at the Grand Valley Boulevard intersection. Indiana State Police will be on-site to assist with the closures. 

Motorists are encouraged to watch for slowed and stopped traffic along S.R. 37 as work continues in preparation for mainline I-69 construction.

Patching begins July 15 on S.R. 37 in Morgan, Johnson Counties

Asphalt patching will begin on S.R. 37 in Morgan and Johnson Counties from S.R. 144 to S.R. 44 on or after Monday, July 15, weather permitting. Lane closures will be in effect along the route as work progresses. Work will take place during daytime hours. The project completion date is August 31, 2019.

Patching, paving begins June 20 on S.R. 39 in Morgan County

Indiana Department of Transportation sent this bulletin at 06/17/2019 11:05 AM EDT

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind.—E&B Paving Inc. will begin patching and paving a two-mile section of S.R. 39 in Morgan County on or after Thursday, June 20, weather permitting. Work will take place from S.R. 67, north of Shelton Road, to S.R. 142 at Robb Hill Road.

Crews will begin with full and partial-depth patching and then move to paving. Rumble stripes will be placed along the route, as well as new pavement markings and reflectors.

Work will be completed during daytime hours with lane closures and flaggers to direct traffic. Motorists are urged to please use caution and watch for crews and equipment in and around the work zone.

The project is expected to be complete by September 28, 2019.

Note: Repaving of the S.R. 39 bridge just south of the S.R. 39/142 junction will take place following a separate bridge replacement project scheduled to begin in July.

Traffic shift on S.R. 37 in Martinsville at Grand Valley Boulevard begins Monday

Drivers urged to be alert of changing traffic patterns
MARTINSVILLE, Ind.—Traffic conditions on S.R. 37 in the Martinsville construction zone will be changing as crews continue working to replace drainage structures at Grand Valley Boulevard and begin construction of the overpass. 
On or after Monday, June 17, both northbound and southbound S.R. 37 will be open to two lanes of traffic, with one dedicated left turn lane from southbound S.R. 37 onto Grand Valley Boulevard. The two northbound lanes will shift to the left and be placed on new pavement through the Grand Valley Boulevard intersection.
In this configuration, the right thru lane on northbound S.R. 37 will also act as the right turn lane onto Grand Valley Boulevard. Motorists should be aware of turning vehicles. Drivers turning right onto Grand Valley Boulevard are urged to use turn signals well in advance of the intersection to alert cars behind them.  All motorists in the right-hand lane should leave additional space between vehicles and be aware of slowing traffic.
The speed limit throughout the construction zone remains 45 mph.  Drivers are encouraged to put cell phones down and drive with no distractions. All work and traffic changes are weather dependent, this schedule is subject to change.
Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at, 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone. For highway information, monitor social media sites: and Twitter @INDOTSoutheast.  Subscribe to receive text and email alerts at

Thirty-day closure of Mahalasville Road begins June 17

MARTINSVILLE, Ind.—Milestone Contractors will close Mahalasville Road at Schwab Drive in Martinsville for approximately 30 days on or after Monday, June 17, weather permitting.

The closure will allow crews to permanently install the new intersection between Mahalasville Road and Artesian Avenue, a new access road that will connect Mahalasville Road to Grand Valley Boulevard, near Wal-Mart.

During the closure, the east entrance to South Elementary School will be closed, with the west entrance remaining open to traffic.

The detour for the closure is S.R. 37 to  S.R. 252 to Cramertown Loop to Mahalasville Road. Signs will be posted along and near the route.

The road is expected to reopen by July 26, 2019.

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