Lanes closures begin tonight on I-65 south of Columbus


BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind.— Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Force Construction plans to conduct overnight lane closures starting tonight (Jan. 12) to remove and install barrier wall, complete shoulder work, and shift southbound traffic as part of the $65 million added travel lanes project south of Columbus. 

  • Thursday, January 12 (9 p.m. to 6 a.m.): I-65 NB left lane closure between MM 67 and MM 68.5 for shoulder work
  • Friday, January 13 (9 p.m. to 6 a.m.): I-65 SB left lane closure between MM 69 and MM 67.5 for shoulder work
  • Sunday, January 15 (9 p.m. to 6 a.m.): I-65 SB alternating left and right lane closures between MM 68.5 and MM 64.5 to install pavement markings and shift southbound traffic

Sunday's traffic shift will move southbound traffic back to southbound lanes throughout the existing construction zone. Traffic will use the right and middle lanes for travel. The left lane will remain closed to allow crews to install median barrier wall. 

Drivers are reminded to slow down, use extra caution, and drive distraction-free in and near construction zones. All work is weather dependent, and schedules are subject to change.

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