09/14/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of U.S. 6 between U.S. 31 and Lilac Road beginning Monday, September 17th through Saturday, September 22nd. The closure is necessary to ensure driver safety while crews use heavy machinery at the work-site.

A detour will take eastbound traffic south on U.S. 31, east on U.S. 30, north on S.R. 331, and back to U.S. 6. Westbound traffic will travel south on S.R. 331, west on U.S. 30, north on U.S. 31, and back to U.S. 6.

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.