FREE ACCESS: SR 54 to close near Ridgeport due to slide
GREENE COUNTY - The Indiana Department of Transportation announces an emergency closure on State Road 54 near the Ridgeport Community east of Bloomfield.
Beginning immediately, INDOT maintenance crews will close S.R. 54 at Crowe Road due to complications from a slide. Due to the slide, maintenance crews were called to repair a hole earlier this week after our Technical services team identified a concern beneath the driving lane. At this time, the hole has been stabilized. As a precaution, engineering and support staff at INDOT have recommended a road closure in this area to begin immediately and to stay in place until a project to correct the slide begins.
The slide correction project is scheduled for letting in September, but INDOT Vincennes District team members are working to accelerate that date.
During the closure, local traffic will have access up to the point of closure. All other traffic will need to follow the official detour using U.S. 231, I-69, S.R. 45 and S.R. 54.
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