TRAFFIC UPDATES

Waverly Road access to S.R. 37 closes next week

Waverly Road access to and from State Road 37 will permanently close on or after Tuesday, April 14. The official detour for local traffic will follow Big Bend Road and Old S.R. 37.  The full closure will allow crews to begin earthwork on the approaches to the new Waverly Road overpass. […]

Three Martinsville streets to close Thursday

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (April 7, 2020) — Bill’s Boulevard and Northwest Avenue are scheduled to close at Ohio Street for 1-2 days beginning 6 a.m. Thursday. Also on Thursday, Birk Road is scheduled to close at Grand Valley Boulevard for about three weeks. Access remains open to all drug stores and restaurants offering take-out service.

Temporary SR 37, SR 144 & Banta Road stops Tuesday

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (April 6, 2020) — From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, crews will be installing traffic signals at the intersections of SR 37/SR 144 and SR 37/Banta Road. As part of this work cables must be strung across SR 37, SR 144 and Banta Road, resulting in intermittent 20-minute closures during the day at both intersections.

Construction to impact traffic at 3 locations

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (March 31, 2020) – I-69 Finish Line construction is expected to impact traffic at three locations starting Wednesday, April 1. The left lane of State Road 37 will be closed near Waverly Road between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. A section of Birk Road will close as part of Grand Valley Boulevard bridge construction.

Lane closures to place barriers along Myra Lane, S.R. 37 at Waverly Road

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (March 30, 2020) — On Tuesday, March 31 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Myra Lane west of S.R. 37 will be reduced to a single lane with flagging operations to allow crews to set protective barrier wall. On Wednesday, April 1, there will be single lane restrictions on both north and southbound S.R. 37 at Waverly Road between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. so crews can set barrier wall in the median.

Improvements planned for S.R. 144 intersections

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (March 29, 2020) – I-69 Finish Line contractors are scheduled to begin work this week to improve the State Road 144 intersections at S.R. 37 and Mann Road/Centenary Drive. Work to widen portions of the S.R. 144 intersection with S.R. 37 is expected to begin Wednesday and take up to two weeks.

Commercial Blvd. to close in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (March 24, 2020) – As early as Wednesday, Commercial Boulevard will close between Industrial Drive and Mahalasville Road. Traffic may use nearby State Road 37 as a detour. The road is being realigned to clear the way for future I-69 ramps at Ohio Street/Mahalasville Road. Commercial Boulevard is expected […]

S.R. 37 stoppages Saturday morning near Egbert Road in Morgan County

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (March 20, 2020) – State Road 37 southbound traffic is expected to stop for a short time between 9 and 10 a.m. on Saturday to move a crane into the median near Egbert Road. Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) contractors are beginning to build overpasses and access roads along the highway between Martinsville and S.R. 144.

S.R. 37 traffic delays in Martinsville next week

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (March 18, 2020) — State Road 37 northbound was reduced to one lane this week between Liberty Church Road and S.R. 39. Speeds are reduced to 45 mph in this area and motorists should be aware of merging traffic. Significant traffic stoppages will affect both directions of S.R. 37 in this area next week for up to three nights between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

S.R. 37 lane closures begin next week near Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (March 13, 2020) – Starting next week, drivers should expect traffic delays on State Road 37 and State Road 39 in and near Martinsville. Beginning on or after Monday, March 16, the right lane of S.R. 37 northbound will be closed between the Liberty Church Road and S.R. 39 exits.

Martinsville city streets to close at S.R. 39

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (March 11, 2020) — City streets will be closed where they intersect State Road 39 starting on or after Thursday, March 12. Crews are lowering a water main to make room for new storm drainage. Chestnut Street will be closed first at S.R. 39/Morton Avenue for a minimum of […]

I-69 construction impacts traffic on S.R. 39, Southview Dr. in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (March 9, 2020) — Drivers should expect flaggers, traffic shifts and a reduced speed limit on State Road 39 in Martinsville. This week traffic crews will be adjusting S.R. 39 signals at Morton Avenue and Morgan Street in addition to ongoing tree clearing, erosion control and utility work.

S.R. 39/Morton Ave stoppages Tuesday for tree removal

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (March 2, 2020) – Flaggers are expected to temporarily stop State Road 39/Morton Avenue traffic as needed during the day this Tuesday, March 3. A crew will be removing large trees near the auto parts stores. Drivers should minimize distractions and stay alert for crews cutting trees, clearing brush and grinding stumps along S.R. 39, S.R. 37 and Twin Branch Road.

Crews working on state and local roads in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Feb. 11, 2020) – Beginning on or after Wednesday, Feb. 12, flaggers will temporarily close single lanes on S.R. 39/Morton Avenue for a few work days near Plaza Drive. This will allow crews to prepare for water line work in the area. An increasing number of crews are working on state and local roads in Martinsville as part of I-69 Finish Line construction.

S.R. 37 work zone shifts from 24-7 restrictions to temporary lane closures

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Dec. 5, 2019) – State Road 37 is shifting from 24-7 restrictions to temporary lane closures when needed for Martinsville overpass construction. S.R. 37 may temporarily be reduced to one lane in either direction when crews are installing overhang forms and reinforcing steel on the Grand Valley Boulevard bridge in preparation to pour new concrete decking and railings.

S.R. 37 stoppages in Martinsville scheduled Nov. 20

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 18, 2019) — Bridge beam installation will require multiple 20-minute stoppages of State Road 37 traffic one afternoon and early evening on or after Wednesday, Nov. 20. Follow I-69 Finish Line on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates as inclement weather may affect the schedule. Police will assist contractors in stopping both directions of S.R. 37 traffic.

Bridge work to stop S.R. 37 traffic in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 8, 2019) — Delivery and installation of large bridge beams will require multiple 20-minute stoppages of State Road 37 traffic next week between S.R. 252/Hospital Drive and Ohio Street/Mahalasville Road. Beam installation will occur over three afternoons and early evenings starting on or after Monday, Nov. 11, and may be delayed in the event of lightning or high winds.

Watch for S.R. 37 lane shifts near overpass construction

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 1, 2019) — Drivers should slow down, stay alert and avoid distractions as traffic adjusts to lane shifts on State Road 37 beginning tomorrow, Nov. 2. Contractors will be removing a large pipe under S.R. 37 in the overpass construction zone near Martinsville High School and Grand Valley Boulevard businesses. The lane shifts are expected to occur over about one week.

Traffic shift begins Monday at Grand Valley Boulevard, Birk Road intersection in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Sept. 26, 2019) — Beginning on or after Monday, September 30, traffic will be shifted at the intersection of Grand Valley Boulevard and N. Birk Road in Martinsville for installation of a box culvert. The traffic pattern at the intersection will be shifted as follows for approximately two weeks: Traffic turning right from Grand Valley Boulevard onto N. Birk Road (coming from east) will be shifted to the left

Birk Road to close Sept. 18 between Grand Valley Boulevard and Flag Stone Drive in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Sept. 17, 2019) — Additional changes are coming this week to the commercial and retail area near Grand Valley Boulevard in Martinsville. On or after Wednesday, September 18, Birk Road will close between Grand Valley Boulevard and Flag Stone Drive for necessary work associated with the construction and eventual tie-in of the new Grand Valley Boulevard overpass.

Grand Valley Boulevard to close at S.R. 37 early Saturday

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Sept. 11, 2019) — Access to the commercial and retail area on Grand Valley Boulevard, east of S.R. 37, will change early Saturday morning (Sept. 14) as crews continue construction of the Grand Valley Boulevard overpass. Cramertown Loop construction is scheduled to be complete by around 6 a.m. Saturday. When the road is opened to traffic, access to and from Grand Valley Boulevard at S.R. 37 will be permanently eliminated.

South Street, Home Avenue intersection to close September 9 in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (Sept. 5, 2019) — Milestone Contractors will close the intersection of South Street and Home Avenue in Martinsville on or after Monday, September 9, for work to take place to connect the existing roadway to the new South Street bridge. The intersection is expected to reopen by late October or early November. Local access to the area will be maintained via Crawford Street.