State Road 8 will be closed between State Road 23 and State Road 17 Monday and Tuesday for chip seal operations. The Indiana Department of Transportation’s official detour uses State Road 23, U.S. 30, and State Road 17. INDOT says State Road 8 should reopen by Tuesday night, weather permitting.Continue reading
Crews from the Indiana Department of Transportation announce that chip sealing operations will begin today on State Road 39 from U.S. 30 to State Road 8.Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Transportation is chip sealing another section of highway in Starke County. Starting today, State Road 39 will be closed between State Road 10 and State Road 8. Work is due to wrap up Friday, weather permitting.
INDOT is also chip and fog sealing State Road 10 between 500 West and U.S. 421 this week. Continue reading
State Road 10 east of Bass Lake will be closed for maintenance for the next several days. INDOT crews are chip and fog sealing the highway between County Road E 500 S and State Road 23. Doing so preserves the road surface. Continue reading
The Starke County Highway Department recently finished chip sealing 47 miles of roadway, which ties 2013 as the most miles of roads done in the last 15 years. They did set a record by completing the work in nine days, compared to 16 last year. They credit good weather and minimal equipment delays with getting the work done quickly and say they have also developed a good system which allows them to be more efficient. Continue reading