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June 30, 2017 8:00 AM

2017 Maintenance Asphalt Overlay Program

The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners have recently awarded a contract to Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc. for the reconstruction of various roadways throughout St. Joseph County. The proposed work to be completed may include, but is not limited to: milling roadways, salvaging existing road for sub-base, replacing culverts, replacing concrete curb ramps, asphalt paving, placing aggregate shoulders, pavement markings and tree removal on the following roads:

Anderson Road – from Bittersweet Road to Beech Road
Bittersweet Road – from McKinley Highway to RxR tracks
Clover Road – from Jackson Road to Dragoon Trail
Douglas Road – from Capital Avenue to Bittersweet Road
Downey Avenue – form Ireland Road to Dragoon Trail
Elmer Road – from S.R. 2 to Dead End
Ford Street/Windsor Street – from Pear Road to S.R. 2
Hollyhock Road – from Auten Road to State Line
Johnson Road – from St. Joseph Street to Fellows Street
Kern Road – from Fellows Street to Miami Highway
Leeper Road – from Walnut Road to S.R. 23
Lilac Road – from Brick Road to Auten Road
Mayflower Road – from Kern Road to Sumption Trail
Mayflower Road – from Western Avenue to Lincolnway West
New Road – from Snowberry Road to S.R. 23
Pear Road – from Grant Road to S.R. 2
Roosevelt Road – from Locust Road to S.R. 931
Tulip Road – from Hurd Road to S.R. 2

The anticipated construction start date is July 10, 2017 and all work shall be completed by October 27, 2017. Work hours may commence at sunrise and extend until sunset. No work is currently scheduled on nights, weekends or holidays. Roadway lanes may be restricted at times, however residents and emergency responders will have continued access during construction. All other traffic shall utilize the posted detour routes.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and ask for your cooperation in our continued effort towards improving our local road system. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this project, please feel free to contact our office at (574) 235-9626.

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