State Road 163 bridge east of Clinton to close Oct. 30

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VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the Henry Dana Washburn Memorial Bridge (State Road 163) over the Wabash River will close at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 for the contractor to pour the deck.

The bridge will reopen to one-lane of traffic at 6 a.m. Monday, Nov 4.

Motorists will follow the official detour utilizing U.S. 41 to U.S. 36 to S.R. 63 and back.

This project was awarded to Force Construction Co., Inc. for $5.3 million.  The S.R. 163 Bridge deck will be replaced and widened.  This project also included a bridge replacement on S.R. 71 over the Little Vermillion River that was completed last year. 

The work is scheduled to be completed by November 26 of this year.

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