State Road 312 to close in East Chicago

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State Road 312 to close in East Chicago

LAKE COUNTY, Ind. - Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Rieth Riley Construction will close State Road 312 between Parrish Ave and State Road 912/Cline Ave on or after Wednesday, May 1. 

State Road 312 will be closed through early June for a small box culvert replacement. Motorists should seek an alternate route. The official detour will follow U.S. 20, U.S. 12, and State Road 912.

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