After a long holiday weekend, several summer road construction projects begin Monday July 8.
US-20 will be closed between State Road 2 and New Carlisle through the end of the day on Tuesday, July 9. Crews will chip and fog seal, processes used to protect and preserve roadways. As a detour, drivers traveling eastbound on US-20 will be detoured east on SR 2 and back to U.S. 20 by way of the St. Joseph Valley Parkway. Drivers wishing to travel westbound on U.S. 20 will be detoured east on U.S. 20, south/east on the St. Joseph Valley Parkway, west on SR 2, and back to U.S. 20.
Beginning Monday, the southbound lane on Twyckenham Drive will be restricted from Vaness Street for approximately 1,500 feet north. Crews will work on the Hawk pedestrian signal on the west side of the road. The restriction will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. for 10 days, weather permitting.
The Nimtz Parkway Bridge, over U.S. 31, will be closed Monday through fall of 2013 while crews rehabilitate the bridge. This takes place simultaneously with the nearby resurfacing project causing lane restrictions on U.S. 31. Nimtz Parkway drivers will be detoured to U.S. 31 Brick Road Ramp and the U.S. 31 to U.S. 20 ramps.
The South Bend Public Transportation Corporation (TRANSPO) will have two detours starting Monday.
The #13 Corby/Town & Country will be detoured because of the Eddy Street closure and continued State Road 23 project. The detoured route will run through August 30, 2013.
-Outbound: Leaving South Street Station (SSS) regular route to Corby Blvd. and Notre Dame Ave. Left (north) on Notre Dame, right (east) on Angela Blvd. to Edison Road, left (north) on Hickory Road to Hickory Village (only serviced on the outbound trip), resuming the regular route to Town & Country shopping center.
-Inbound: Leaving Town & Country, regular route to Corby Blvd. and Twyckenham Drive, left (south) on Twyckenham Drive, right on Rockne Drive, right (west) on Madison Street, left (south) on Eddy Street, right (west) on LaSalle Avenue resuming the regular route to SSS.
The #16 Blackthorn route will be detoured becuase of the Nimtz Parkway Bridge closure. The detoured route will run through October.
-Regular Express service to Lincolnway and Bendix Drive. Bus will continue west on Lincolnway past the airport adn bypass, turn right (north) on Olive Road. In-service will start at Olive Road and Nimtz Parkway. Bus will continue north, turn right (east) on Brick Road to Cleveland Road, left (north) on Meghan Beeler Court, right (east) on William Richardson Drive, right (south) on Ralph Jones Drive, left back on Cleveland Road, right on Mintz Parkway to the South Bend Career Academy where the bus turns around.
-It will head right (south) on Moreau Court coming back up to Nimtz Parkway, turn right (south) on Kenmore Drive, right (west) on Boland Avenue, left (south) on Foundation Drive, left (east) on Lathrop Avenue where it will resume regular Express service at Lathrop Avenue and Bendix Drive back to South Street Station.