The Indiana Department of Transportation says scheduled road work for the overnight last night on I-80/94 in Lake and Porter Counties was canceled for the safety of their workers due to the extreme cold . Pothole patching scheduled for overnight tonight , east and westbound on 80-94 between I-65 in Gary and State Road 249 in Portage, (Tuesday night – Wednesday morning) and on I-65 between the Borman and US 30 this Wednesday and Thursday night is dependent on the weather.
UPDATE: Scheduled road work for overnight January 21st - 22nd (Monday night – Tuesday morning) on I-80/94 in Lake and Porter Counties was cancelled for the safety of our workers due to the extremely cold temperatures. The status of work scheduled for overnight tonight (Tuesday night – Wednesday morning) and the rest of the week (as detailed below in the original news release) is dependent on the weather.
Restrictions for Overnight Road Maintenance on I-80/94 and I-65
Slow down and watch for workers
LAKE COUNTY/PORTER COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces overnight lane restrictions of I-80/94 and I-65 next week, January 21st – January 25th. Crews will be patching potholes and smoothing rough pavement during overnight hours. This will be a mobile operation. Work will be rescheduled if weather becomes a factor.
Lane Restriction Schedule
CANCELED: Monday, January 21st, 10 p.m. (until 5 a.m. Tuesday): I-80/94 eastbound and westbound, between I-65 exit and SR 249 exit.
Tuesday, January 22nd, 10 p.m. (until 5 a.m. Wednesday): I-80/94 eastbound and westbound, between I-65 exit and SR 249 exit.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 10 p.m. (until 5 a.m. Thursday): I-65 northbound and southbound, between I-80/94 exit and U.S. 30 exit.
Thursday, January 24th, 10 p.m. (until 5 a.m. Friday): I-65 northbound and southbound, between I-80/94 exit and U.S. 30 exit.
INDOT reminds drivers to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone. For the latest road closures and news from INDOT, like us at Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest and follow us at Twitter.com/INDOTNorthwest.
You can find traffic restriction information at www.trafficwise.IN.gov. Contact the LaPorte District toll free at 1-855-GO-INDOT.