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The original item was published from 5/16/2018 12:07:00 PM to 5/19/2018 12:00:02 AM.

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Posted on: May 2, 2018



5/16/2018 11:30 am

The City of Hobart just received notice from the Indiana Department of Transportation. They will be closing SR51/Grand Blvd just north of US-30 in Hobart for reconstruction starting on May 29th. The closure is expected to take two weeks and is weather dependent. Official State detour shall be US-30 to I-65 NB to 80/94 EB to SR 51 SB. During the closure there will be no access between US-30 and 73rd Avenue on SR 51 as the roadway will be removed. 

5/8/2018 2:30 pm
On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Rieth-Riley will have a lane restriction to repair a manhole on eastbound East 10th Street in front of Joan Martin School at 6:30 AM.  The entrances to the school should not be affected.
Also, Lake Street at East 10th Street will be closed by 6:30 AM to repair a manhole and pipe.  Rieth-Riley has instructed TCS to place detour signs at East 7th Street to direct the traffic to Water Street. Depending on repair time, the detour may stay up overnight.
5/7/2018 3:30 pm
On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Rieth-Riley will be milling the shoulders starting at East Cleveland Avenue and North Hobart Road going north to Deep River just south of Central Avenue.  They will be flagging one way traffic as they proceed North.

5/4/2018 3:30 pm
On Monday, May 7, 2018 Rieth-Riley will resume work by milling 1.5” on the shoulders and approaches on State Route 51.  They will start just south of Central Avenue going south to U.S. Route 6, then start south of U.S. Route 6 to U.S. Route 130. They hope to have this work concluded by Wednesday, May 9, 2018 weather permitting.

They will work on the shoulders of the road and hope that they will not need to close a lane at a time of traffic, but it is a possibility.

5/2/2018 2:30 pm
On Thursday, May 3, 2018 Rieth-Riley will start the milling and paving operation starting at U.S. Route 6 going north to just south of Central Avenue.  Traffic will be restricted under a flagging operation beginning at 5:00 AM and ending around 5:00 PM.   This is weather dependent.  If they are rained out tomorrow, they will be back onsite Friday to finish.

5/2/2018 1:30 pm
The City of Hobart has been advised as of May 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm by Rieth-Riley, INDOT’s contractor for the state route resurfacing project, that they will be working from Cleveland Avenue North to U.S. Route 6 with intermittent lane closures on State Route 51.  They have suggested that the motoring public avoid the intersection of U.S. Route 6 and State Route 51 until after 6:00 pm Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  Local traffic will be able to pass through the construction area under the guidance of contractor employees.


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