Bridge work planned over Flatrock River

The Indiana Department of Transportation is setting a timeline for work on a U.S. 31 bridge over the Flatrock River in Columbus.

RAM Construction is the state’s contractor for the $254,100 bridge project, which will consist of a new deck polycarb overlay to seal it against moisture and deterioration, while smoothing the driving surface.

The work is planned for late July or early August, INDOT officials said. Motorists will be restricted to a single lane in each direction during the repairs and overlay.

Traffic count on the bridge is 22,900 vehicles per day. The bridge is located on U.S. 31 west of Washington Street.