U.S. 421 to be closed north of Francesville on or after Monday, August 23, 2021

PULASKI COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for U.S. 421 between Gordon St and C.R. 300 S beginning on or after Monday, August 23.

The road will be closed for approximately five weeks for a culvert and storm sewer line replacement. Motorists should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow State Road 16, State Road 39 and State Road 14.

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Over the past 100 years, INDOT has transformed the state of Indiana into the Crossroads of America we know today. With six district offices and 3,500 employees, the agency is responsible for constructing and maintaining more than 29,000 lane miles of highways, more than 5,700 bridges, and supporting 4,500 rail miles and 117 airports across the state. Indiana once again ranked #1 in the U.S. for infrastructure in CNBC’s 2019 “America’s Top States for Business” ranking. Learn more about INDOT at in.gov/indot.

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On July 1, 2020, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed the Indiana Hands-Free Law to reduce distracted driving across the state. Since then, drivers have been prohibited from holding a mobile device while their vehicles are in motion. With help from the Indiana State Police and other law enforcement agencies, over 5,400 citations and more than 10,500 warnings have been issued. For more information on Indiana’s Hands-Free Law, visit www.HandsFreeIndiana.com.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Transportation