Road Maintanence On S.R. 48 Next Summer

October 23, 2013
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iThe Indiana Department of Transportation will place an epoxy overlay on a bridge deck at the State Road 48 structure that spans Ripley Creek beginning in June 2014.

This preventative maintenance and bridge-refurbishing operation will close the east-west highway for several months at the bridge site—located three miles west of S.R. 101 in Franklin Township, Ripley County.

INDOT officials went over plans and procedures with the state’s contractor, R.A. Myers Construction of Muncie, at a pre-construction meeting last week at the Seymour District facility.

The $265,825 district bridge project calls for concrete patching, application of a multi-layer polymeric deck overlay, replacement of bridge rails with new concrete walls and various work at the approaches.

The epoxy overlay is designed to seal the bridge deck from moisture intrusion before deterioration occurs—extending service life and reducing maintenance costs. Flint chips in the surface seal will provide a long-lasting friction course—improving stopping capabilities and maneuverability for the motoring public.

Myers Construction plans to start work at the S.R. 48 bridge in early June. The state’s contract calls for the highway to be reopened by August 1.

An official detour will route traffic along State Roads 101, 350 and 129. Local access will be maintained on either side of the bridge.

Press Release from the Indiana Department of Transportation

 

 

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