Daytime closures planned for Kern Road June 19 and 20

Kern Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, and Friday, June 20, for interchange construction. During the closures, westbound traffic will be detoured north on US 31, west on Ireland Road, south on Locust Road, and back to Kern Road. Eastbound traffic will travel north on Locust Road, east on Ireland Road, south on US 31, and back to Kern Road.

US 31 restrictions on south side of South Bend begin Monday

INDOT announces several changing traffic patterns beginning next week on the south side of South Bend, including:

  • US 31 lane restrictions
  • Johnson Road closure
  • Jackson Road bridge opening
  • Main Street opening

These changes are necessary while crews connect the new lanes of US 31 with existing US 31. All restrictions and openings below are scheduled to take place by the end of the day Monday, May 5. Click here to view the full release.

Periodic brief closures April 4-8

Utility relocation and panel sign installation may cause delays

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces restrictions coming to US 31, between Johnson Road and Ireland Road in South Bend.

Friday, April 4: Periodic 15-minute complete closures of US 31, between Johnson Road and the US 20 Bypass between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. AEP crews will be installing power lines across the roadway during these brief closures. All traffic will be stopped, both northbound and southbound, between this stretch for about 15 minutes at a time, approximately five times throughout the day. The closures are necessary to ensure driver safety as crews work across the roadway.

Monday and Tuesday, April 7-8: US 31 will be down to one lane in each direction, between Johnson Road and Ireland Road, so crews can remove the center median and install panel signs.

To avoid delays during all these restrictions drivers are encouraged to avoid US 31 between Johnson Road and Ireland Road in South Bend on April 4, 7, and 8.

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