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[INDOT-West-Central] State Road 47 Chip Seal Project begins Wednesday
Start Date: 6/19/2013 All Day
End Date: 6/19/2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 17, 2013

 

State Road 47 Chip Seal Project begins Wednesday

 Motorists should drive slowly and use caution in this area

 

MONTGOMERY/PARKE COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces maintenance crews will begin a pavement preservation project on State Road 47 (S.R. 47) on or after Wednesday, June 19.  S.R. 47 from US 41 to County Road 600 South (New Market Road) will be chip sealed. 

 

Traffic will be controlled by arrow boards and flagmen in the area they will be working.  Work on the roadway is scheduled to last through Wednesday, July 3.  The work schedule is subject to change in the event of inclement weather. 

 

The chip-seal process consists of distributing a liquid asphalt emulsion on the roadway and covering the liquid asphalt with crushed stone to provide a new wearing surface. Chip-sealing extends the life of a roadway by protecting it from moisture, ultra-violet degradation and any other exposures that could damage a roadway.

 

Drivers should exercise caution during the construction of these projects. Loose stone will be present on the roadway during the initial cure of the asphalt and can damage windshields and paint on vehicles following each other too closely. It is recommended when travelling on a recently chip-sealed road to slow down and allow additional space between vehicles.

 

The fog seal is being applied on top of the chip-seal work. The fog seal is a light application of asphalt material that can lock in loose stone and help with dust problems. It also makes the road black, which makes pavement markings more visible.

 

INDOT reminds drivers to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone. For the latest news and information about INDOT, visit www.in.gov/indot. You can find traffic restriction information at www.trafficwise.IN.gov.  Contact the Crawfordsville District toll free at 1-888-WCINDOT.

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Location Information:
Putnam County

Montgomery County

Parke County
Contact Information:
Name: Debbie Calder
Phone: 765-361-5236
Email: dcalder@indot.in.gov
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