SR 7 work to begin next week in Bartholomew and Jennings counties

Milestone Contractors will begin a $4.1 million asphalt resurface project on a 14-mile section of State Road 7 in Jennings and Bartholomew counties next week.

The Indiana Department of Transportation says that work will take place from the north junction of State Road 3/U.S. 50 Bypass in Jennings County to U.S. 31 in Bartholomew County. Work is expected to start Monday, Aug. 5th.

INDOT says that crews will begin with nighttime patching operations, followed by milling and paving. All work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. The majority of work will take place on week nights and early mornings, with the possibility of occasional weekend work.

Drivers should expect nighttime lane closures along the route and exercise caution in and around the work zone. Flaggers will be present to maintain traffic. Watch for stopped and slowed traffic in the area.

The project is expected to be complete by November 15.