Construction Set To Start On Interstate 74

first_imgConstruction signs are going up along Interstate 74 in Decatur County in advance of a project to repair and resurface nearly nine miles of roadway between S.R. 3 at Greensburg and the Shelby County line.Milestone, the state’s contractor, plans to start filling potholes on April 15 as part of a $3.8 million Indiana Department of Transportation project.Repair operations will begin in full force on Monday, April 28. Crews have been scheduled to work at numerous sites along the westbound lanes of I-74 placing asphalt patches. At the same time, road crews will be in the eastbound lanes saw-cutting the pavement and pouring concrete patches.Motorists will encounter orange construction barrels in westbound lanes at worksites. Concrete barrier wall will restrict traffic to one-lane along road work in the eastbound lane.This HMA Overlay W/Concrete Pavement Restoration project requires extensive patching before milling and paving operations can begin.Once patching operations have concluded, two inches of the I-74 pavement surface will be milled away and replaced with a fresh, smooth lift of asphalt.Work is expected to continue through July.last_img

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