Tue, June 19 2012 17:33
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has updated their construction progress report on two projects that are currently ongoing in Starke County. The Koontz Lake Dam project is now listed as 93% complete, with State Road 23 scheduled for opening no later than June 27. That project has been ongoing for several months and included reconstruction of the dam and road at that location. The contract for this work was let on January 12, 2011 in the amount of $4,646,759.
The second project is the reconstruction of the bridge on US 35 over the Yellow River on the north side of Knox. That project is now about 43% complete, and plans are to pour the bridge deck within the next couple of weeks. This project was let on March 7, 2012 in the amount of $803,101.