US 31 to be repaired and repaved from Greenwood to Franklin

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U.S. 31 in the Whiteland area

JOHNSON COUNTY,Ind. (April 7, 2016– The Indiana Department of Transportation will repair and repave six miles of U.S. Highway 31 in Johnson County between Westview Drive at Franklin and Stop 18 Road in Greenwood.  Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in mid-April.

U.S. 31 construction in Johnson County

U.S. 31 construction in Johnson County

Reith Riley, the state’s contractor was awarded this $3,854,000 pavement project. They plan to make full-depth concrete patches and partial-depth asphalt repairs before milling and resurfacing the north-south roadway.  Motorists will be impacted by lane closures and flagging operations during this time..

The section of U.S. carries around 32,000 vehicles a day and is one of the major connecting routes between Indianapolis and Columbus.

All construction is expected to be completed by late September.

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