1/27/17: Clearing of R/W will begin next week with intermittent lane closures. Site work will begin mid-March with the road closed to traffic on or after 4/3/17. The closure is scheduled for 60 calendar days.
The project will take place at the intersection of 136th Street and Prairie Baptist Road in Fall Creek Township.
Sight distance and approach grades will be improved. There will be no added travel lanes or signalization. The realignment will consist of both horizontal and vertical corrections (an 'S' curve will be eliminated on 136th Street and elevation will be rise on west leg of intersection will be cut down to the existing elevation on the east leg of the intersection).
Design Firm: Paul I. Cripe & Associates
Inspection Firm: HWC Engineering
Contractor: 3D Company, Inc.
Construction Start Date: Spring 2017
Construction Completion (Est.): Fall 2017
Construction Cost: $663,000
Reason for Project
Improvements are needed to improve intersection and increase safety.
The project will be funded through a combination of local funds and Federal Aid.