Township Highway Closures
The bridge carrying E.23rd Road over Covel Creek in Grand Rapids Township is closed until further notice due to structural problems. The bridge is located 1¼ miles south of County Highway 6 (Grand Ridge Blacktop).
A bridge on E.14th Road in Wallace Township will be closed for repair beginning Friday, April 29, 2016. The bridge is located 1 mile north of County Highway 33 (Wallace-Waltham Road). The work is expected to take one week to complete.
Detours will not be posted. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes around the construction site.
County Highway Closures
The Ed Hand Bridge (County Highway 23), northeast of Oglesby, will close for replacement beginning Monday, April 18, 2016. The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2017. During construction, there will be NO ACCESS to the Vermillion River from the north side. Public river access will be ONLY from the Oglesby Lehigh Park facility. The contractor will maintain a portage area under the bridge for river access to the Oglesby site.
The Sandy Ford Bridge carrying County Highway 5 over the Vermillion River will be closed for inspection from 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. beginning Monday, May 2nd through Friday, May 5th, 2016.
Detours will not be posted. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes around the construction sites.