U.S. 50 project begins this week


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U.S. 50 project begins this week

The Indiana Department of Transportation’s contractor plans to begin making pavement repairs this week on U.S. 50 between U.S. 31 and the roundabout construction site at the west end of the North Vernon bypass.

Dave O’Mara of North Vernon, the state’s contractor for this $1.9 million rehabilitation project, will make full- and partial-depth asphalt patches — weather permitting — in advance of milling and surface-paving operations along the 8.3-mile section of east-west roadway.

Flaggers will be onsite to direct motorists around individual worksites. Work is slated to begin today or Tuesday.

Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at indot.carsprogram.org, 800-261-7623 or 511 from a mobile phone.

For highway information, monitor social media sites — facebook.com/indotsoutheast and Twitter @INDOTSoutheast. Subscribe to receive text and email alerts at public.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDOT/subscriber/new.

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