TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Wednesday that due to high water levels in the Wabash River, work on the bridge has been pushed back until next week. North River Road (Old State Road 43) will close starting Monday, August 27 at 6 a.m. through noon on Friday, August 31, weather permitting.
The closure will allow construction workers to remove of the bridge deck coping forms and for the removal of the east causeway in the river. The project is scheduled for completion in June of 2019, it is anticipated the new bridge will be open for traffic this fall.