Construction season in full swing in Michiana

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - ‘Tis the season of closed lanes, orange cones and plenty of yellow tape.

Construction season is in full swing in Michiana, so be prepared for some delays.

In the state of Indiana, more than 1,100 projects state wide are happening, representing a $2 billion investment in the roadways.

This is why the Indiana Department of Transportation is asking drivers to be cautious while driving through construction zones.

In Michiana, expect a lot of work on S.R. 933 and on the bypass throughout the coming months.

Various projects are also happening in LaPorte and Marshall Counties as well.

And as for potholes, INDOT is working earnestly to patch those and they ask for the public to be patient.

"The weather has really just been the perfect recipe for potholes,” said INDOT Media Relations Director Adam Parkhouse. “That freeze-thaw cycle where we go from low temperatures to historic high temperatures in a very short amount of time. So we are out there doing our best to get those filled."

If you would like to report a pothole to INDOT, call 855-INDOT-4-U.