The US 224 road replacement project is a project by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), to improve the serviceability of US 224 by raising the roadway above the 50 year flood elevation of the St. Mary's River.
This page will be the hub of information on project updates and traffic routes throughout this 11-month project. Please visit this page for the most up-to-date information on the US 224 road project.
Length - 0.5 mile
Location - East side of St. Mary's River bridge to just east of Jackson Street
What will be new? - New pavement, curbs, storm sewers, lighting and traffic control devices
Floodplain mitigation - Two compensatory storage sites to mitigate floodplain impacts caused by raising US 224
High water events - A 12' by 7' box culvert will be installed to equalize flow during flood events
Awarded bid - $3,974,307 to Brooks Construction. Fleming Excavating will also be part of the construction team.
Timeline - December 2016-May 2017
What will be open?
Jackson Street is open to the Bellmont campus
Local traffic is open to Limberlost Trail
Please use Jackson Street to enter/exit Riverside Center
What will be closed?
US 224 from Monroe Street Extended to just West of Jackson Street entrance
Monroe Street Extended at intersection of US 224
*East Monroe Street will close Tuesday, December 6, from US 224 to
Harvester Lane for gas main relocation for the US 224 road project. This
closure will last up to two weeks. Updated Dec. 5, 2016
Today, the detour will be put in place for the US 224 project. Staggered barricades will be placed at North Piqua Road, and closure barricades placed just south of East Jackson St. Monroe Street will be barricaded just east of US 224. Local traffic will be able to enter and exit Limberlost Trail. School traffic is advised to use East Jackson Street. Updated December 13, 2016
A reminder to obey the speed limit of 25 MPH in the Stratton area. Police are watching. Updated Jan. 4, 2017.
Business access to these business will remain open throughout the project:
United Way of Adams County
Standard Auto Sales
Skip McCarthy - State Farm Insurance
Riverside Center - please enter/exit from Jackson Street