Knox Co.- The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a local road project involving the replacement of a large box culvert along East Elkhorn Road and at the intersection of U.S. 41 and South Keller Road, near Vincennes.
Construction will start on S. Keller Rd. on or after Tuesday, September 27. S. Keller Rd. will remain closed for the placement of the large box culvert at Mantle Ditch until after the end of October, weather permitting. Also on or after Tuesday, September 27, crews will be closing the median, southbound left turn lane and the northbound left turn lane at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Elkhorn Road. The median and turn lanes are also expected to reopen after the end of October, weather permitting.
Then, East Elkhorn Rd. will close on or after Wednesday, October 5, just east of U.S. 41. This is also for work on the large box culvert. East Elkhorn Rd. is expected to reopen after the end of October, weather permitting. The official detour follows U.S. 41 to Willow Street, then south on Decker Road.
This project was awarded to Blankenberger Brothers, Inc. for $4.3 million. Signage will be in place to direct traffic. The entire project is expected to be completed after the end of October, weather permitting.