State Road 258 to close east of Freetown for box culvert replacements

Dave O’Mara Contractor Inc. is expected to close State Road 258 east of Freetown in Jackson County on or after Monday, weather permitting.

Crews will replace two box culverts, one near Persimmon Lake and the second further east at Coon Creek.

Work will start just east of County Road 190W near Persimmon Lake Drive. Once the first structure is complete, the contractor will move to the second location between Base Road and County Road 100E. The road will close for 30 days at each location, weather permitting. Both locations will not be closed at the same time.

The official detour route will follow State Road 11 to U.S. 50 to State Road 446 to State Road 58. The bridge replacement on State Road 58 near Freetown will be complete prior to work beginning on State Road 258.

The Indiana Department of Transportation asks motorists to slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free through all work zones.