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[INDOT] Old U.S. Route 231 to Close in Spencer County
Start Date: 3/18/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 3/18/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
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Old U.S. Route 231 to Close in Spencer County

Railroad crossing to be repaired

CHRISNEY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that Old U.S. Route 231 will be closing in Spencer County. 


Norfolk Southern Railroad will be repairing their crossing north of Chrisney.  Crews will close Old U.S. 231 from the junction of State Road 70 (S.R. 70) to the junction of State Road 162 (S.R. 162). 


Work will begin on Monday, March 25, at approximately 8:00 a.m. local time.  It is anticipated the roadway will re-open to traffic by 5:00 p.m. local time on Friday, March 29.   


 No through vehicle traffic will be allowed, however local residents will have access to the point of closure.  All lanes of traffic will be closed at the railroad crossing, 2.50 miles north of S.R. 70.  The official detour will follow S.R. 70, new U.S. 231 and S.R. 162.


INDOT encourages motorists to slow down and pay special attention while traveling in work zones throughout Indiana.  For the latest news and information about INDOT, please visit and .



MEDIA CONTACT:  Cher L. Elliott, Vincennes District, (812) 895-7310,

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Name: Cher L. Elliott
Phone: (812) 895-7310
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