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Road Closings & Construction

Monroe County Road Closings & Construction

For the Week of July 4, 2022

Monroe County Government Offices will be Closed Monday, July 4, 2022 in Observance of Independence Day.


ROAD
CLOSINGS

THE INTERSECTION OF BOTTOM ROAD & SIMPSON CHAPEL ROAD:  This intersection will be closed June 20, 2022 - August 20, 2022 for road reconstruction.  Detour uses W Maple Grove Road, Union Valley Road, Delap Road, Woodall Road, Bottom Road, Dittemore Road, Chambers Pike and Wayport Road.

HUNTERS CREEK ROAD, between Hunters Creek Lane & SR 446:  Hunters Creek Road remains closed for road construction through July 29, 2022 for the Hunters Creek Road Project.  The detour route is SR 446 and Tower Ridge Road.

GIFFORD ROAD, between Woodside Drive & Curry Pike:  Gifford Road will be closed in the vicinity of 3808 W Gifford Road Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 6:30 am - 3:30 pm for Monroe County CB Crews to replace a culvert.

LENTZ ROAD, at Nehrt Road:  Lentz Road will be closed at the intersection of Nehrt Road Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 6:30 am - 3:30 pm for Monroe County CB Crews to replace a culvert.

NORTHSHORE DRIVE, between Spillway Road & Derrett Road:  Northshore Drive will be closed in the vicinity of 8331 E Northshore drive Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 6:30 am - 3:30 pm for Monroe County CB Crews to replace a culvert.

SAMPLE ROAD, from I-69 to Old SR 37 North:  Sample Road remains closed in this area through November 23, 2022 for road construction.  Detour uses Wayport Road, Ellis Road, Showers Road and Mel Currie Road, No through trucks.  Trucks use I-69 to Walnut (Business 37 N) to Old SR 37 N.

SIMPSON CHAPEL ROAD, from Bottom Road to Sample Road:  Simpson Chapel Road remains closed in this area through November 1, 2022 for road construction.  Detour uses Bottom Road, Dittemore Road, Chambers Pike and Wayport Road.

SMITH PIKE, at the intersection of Woodyard Road:  The intersection of Smith Pike & Woodyard Road will be closed for Roundabout Construction April 26, 2022 - October 31, 2022.  Detour for Smith Pike uses SR 46 and Curry Pike.

WOODYARD ROAD, west of Curry Pike:  Woodyard Road will be closed west of Curry Pike for Roundabout Construction April 28, 2022 - October 31, 2022.


ADVANCE NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSINGS

SAMPLE ROAD, from I-69 to Simpson Chapel Road:  Sample Road will be closed in this area August 22, 2022 - November 15, 2022 for road construction.  Detour uses Simpson Chapel Road, Burma Road, Chambers Pike and Wayport Road.  Note:  If Bottom Road and/or Woodall Road floods, people north of Simpson Chapel will be able to use Dittemore Road.  People south of Simpson Chapel will be able to use Lawson Road.  Thru traffic will need to detour via I-69 to Sample Road or via Mt Tabor Road.  The Sample Road north/south section (Lawson detour) will stay open until the intersection is complete at Bottom Road and Simpson Chapel Road.

HIGH WATER ROAD CLOSINGS

There are no high water road closings at this time.  High water closings can and do change based on weather conditions.  Please be aware of changing weather conditions.  Monitor flood and flash flood watches and warnings.  Do not cross water covered roads.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION

BAYLES ROAD, between Kinser Pike & Business 37 North:  Mason Private Locating Company will be working in this area Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 8 am - 4 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.

CURRY PIKE, approaching Woodyard Road:  Curry Pike will be reduced to one lane on both the northbound and southbound approaches to Woodyard Road for Roundabout Construction on March 7, 2022 - October 31, 2022.  

FRY ROAD, between Buskirk Road & End of County Maintenance:  Monroe County SW Crews will be ditching in this area Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 7 am - 3 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.

HARMONY ROAD, between Rockport Road & SR 45:  Monroe County SW Crews will be ditching in this area Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 7 am - 3 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.

KETCHAM ROAD, between Third Street & Bennett Lane:  Monroe County SW Crews will be ditching in this area Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 7 am - 3 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.

MT ZION ROAD, between Harmony Road & Burch Road:  Monroe County SW Crews will ditching in this area Monday, July 11, 2022 - Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 7 am - 3 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.

OLD SR 37 SOUTH, at Gore Road:  Monroe County SW Crews will be ditching in this area Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 7 am - 3 pm.  There will lane restrictions with traffic control.

POPCORN ROAD, between Fluck Mill Road & Marshall May Road:  Monroe County SW Crews will be repairing a washout in this area Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 7 am - 3 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.  

WOODYARD ROAD, east of Curry Pike:  Woodyard Road east of Curry Pike is open; however, the roundabout is not complete; therefore, only right turns can be made.  Construction is scheduled to be completed October 31, 2022.

MONROE COUNTY ROAD MAINTENANCE:  Monroe County Highway maintenance crews will be performing brief road maintenance functions patching potholes, grading gravel roads, trimming trees, cleaning culverts, and sweeping streets in various areas throughout the County this week during the hours of 6:00 am - 4:00 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.

MONROE COUNTY BRIDGE MAINTENANCE:  Monroe County CB crews will be performing brief bridge maintenance functions in various areas throughout the County this week during the hours of 6:30 am - 3:30 pm.  There will be lane restrictions with traffic control.


UTILITY CONSTRUCTION (GENERAL SCHEDULE, NOT WEEKLY SCHEDULE)

BETHEL LANE, at the intersection of Hinkle Road:  QC Communications, Inc. will be relocating existing service in the 4200 block of Hinkle Road and the 2500 block of Bethel Lane.

CURRY PIKE NORTH, at Lintel Drive:  Smithville Communications will be installing fiber service at the intersection of North Curry Pike for service in the 2900 block of North Lintel Drive.

CURRY PIKE NORTH, at SR 46:  One turn lane in each direction at the intersection of North Curry Pike and SR 46 will be closed as part of the INDOT Bridge Overlay Project on SR 46.

CURRY PIKE NORTH, between Vernal Pike & Woodyard Road:  Smithville Communications, Inc. will be installing new fiber in the 2400 block of North Curry Pike.

CURRY PIKE SOUTH, between Gifford Road & Loroy Avenue:  AT&T will be installing fiber in the 700 to 800 block of South Curry Pike.

CURRY PIKE SOUTH, between Loroy Avenue & Belle Avenue:  QC Communications, Inc. will be replacing existing fiber in the 500 block of South Curry Pike.

CURRY PIKE SOUTH, between Stebu Lane & Gifford Road:  Duke Energy will be installing electrical equipment in the 1400 block of S Curry Pike.

FAIRFAX ROAD, between Mt Ebal Road & Cleve Butcher Road:  QC Communications, Inc. will be installing fiber optic cable in the 8400 block of Fairfax Road.

GORDON PIKE, between Batchelor Middle School Drive and Rogers Street:  Strauser Construction will be installing new sewer and water service for the new Monroe County Public Library.

MONROE MEDICAL BOULEVARD, at Shaw Road:  QC Communications, Inc. will be installing fiber service in the 4000 block of Monroe Medical Boulevard.

OLD SR 37 NORTH, between Audubon Drive & Old Meyers Road:  Miller Pipeline will be relocating existing gas lines in this area as part of the Bicentennial Trail Project.

S ROGERS STREET, between Green Road & Fairway Lane:  AT&T will be installing fiber in the 3000 block of S Rogers Street.

THOMAS ROAD, between Tulip Street & Vernal Pike:  QC Communications, Inc. will be installing fiber service in the 3900 block of Thomas Road.

WALNUT STREET PIKE, between Fairfax Road & Cardinal Glen Drive:  Miller Pipeline will be installing new gas service in the 4900 block of Walnut Street Pike.


SMITHVILLE TELEPHONE WILL BE WORKING ALONG THE FOLLOWING ROADS INSTALLING FIBER OPTIC CABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:

STFRNE-UD4-PE FTTH PROJECT (Stanford PH IV):  HARMONY ROAD, ISON ROAD & TOWER ROAD

SCI-SMPLW-CC PROJECT (Washington Township):  CANYON COURT, FLANDERS RUN, FLEMING PLACE, JOCEDAN COURT, LAWSON ROAD, SAIDAH ROAD, SIMPSON CHAPEL ROAD, WILDROSE COURT AND WILLIAMS ROAD


ALL POSTINGS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING