05/07/12  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of Roosevelt Road, between U.S. 31 and Locust Road, on the south side of South Bend, beginning Monday, May 7th. Crews will be working on the new bridge construction for the new U.S. 31. Roosevelt Road is expected to reopen along this stretch by July.

A detour will take westbound Roosevelt traffic, south on U.S. 31, west on Madison Road, north on Locust Road, and back to Roosevelt Road.

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 www.Facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest and “follow us” at www.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.