TRAFFIC UPDATES

Paving on Grand Valley Boulevard this week

MARTINSVILLE (May 26, 2020) – Shoppers should watch for flaggers and short traffic delays this week on Grand Valley Boulevard in Martinsville from Walmart to the new bridge over State Road 37. Paving crews are scheduled to lay the surface layer as weather allows starting Tuesday, May 27.

Old S.R. 37 to close north of Maple Turn Road

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (May 21, 2020) – State Road 37 access to Old S.R. 37 north of Maple Turn Road is scheduled to close permanently starting Thursday afternoon, May 21. Drivers may use the improved Myra Lane and Old S.R. 37 south of Maple Turn Road to access S.R. 37.

Early morning road closures of S.R. 37 and S.R. 252

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (May 19, 2020) — Drivers can expect overnight road closures near the intersection of State Road 37 and S.R. 252 to allow Duke Energy and their contractors to remove and install electric wires across roadways in the area. Closures are expected early Wednesday and Thursday mornings between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Changing traffic patterns at SR 39 and Morton Ave.

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (April 24, 2020) – Drivers should expect flaggers and changing traffic patterns at the State Road 39 and Morton Avenue intersection next week. Traffic will shift to allow crews to remove the median island and repave the area. The work is expected to begin on or after Monday, April […]

S.R. 37 rolling closures to move heavy equipment

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (April 23, 2020) — Between Thursday and May 1 there will be several rolling closures on State Road 37 to allow crews to move and reposition construction cranes. The rolling closures will be intermittent between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will last approximately 10 minutes each.

Rolling closures on S.R. 37 at Henderson Ford Road Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (April 20, 2020) – There will be a series of rolling closures on S.R. 37 at Henderson Ford Road to allow crews to move cranes. The rolling closures will occur on both northbound and southbound S.R. 37 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

S.R. 37 traffic patterns changing south of S.R. 39 interchange

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (April 17, 2020) – On or after Monday, April 20, traffic on S.R. 37 south of Martinsville is changing. Northbound S.R. 37 from Indian Creek will open to two lanes. The left lane will carry northbound through traffic, and the right lane will exit onto S.R. 39. Traffic on southbound S.R. 37 will be moved to the right lane just south of S.R. 39 so crews can work in the median.

For safety reasons, left turns prohibited at S.R. 37 and Perry Road

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (April 15, 2020) – For the safety of motorists and crews working in the area, left turns will be prohibited at the State Road 37 intersection with Perry Road. Concrete barriers and construction equipment limit driver visibility in the area. The change will begin on or after Wednesday, April 15.

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

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (April 8, 2020) — 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.