I-65 Bridge Project Set to Begin

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Work is expected to begin Monday on a nearly $20 million project to rebuild six bridges on Interstate 65 over I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis. The project, which is expected to be complete before the end of the year, will include ramp closures that are expected to last 150 days.

The project will include multiple lane shifts that will be conducted in phases. The first ramp closure, which will see the southbound I-65 ramp to eastbound I-465 shut down, will take place in late March or early April.

The northbound I-65 ramp to westbound I-465 and the eastbound I-465 loop ramp to northbound I-65 are expected to be closed later this summer. The Indiana Department of Transportation says signed detours will be in place for each closure.

Portage-based Superior Construction, which has office in Indianapolis, has been contracted contracted for the the project.

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