The following message is from the Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the closure of State Road 119 between State Road 19 and State Road 15.

Crews will begin replacing the bridge over the Elkhart River on or after June 20, with work expected to last until the end of November. All work is weather-dependent and schedules are subject to change.

During the closure, Drivers should use the posted detour of S.R. 19, U.S. 20, U.S. 33 and S.R. 15, or seek an alternate route. The trail that runs adjacent to the worksite will remain open for use during construction. Access to Shanklin Park will also remain open.

INDOT reminds drivers to slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction-free when travelling in and around all work zones.

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