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Please note that updates will be added to this newsflash during the course of construction. Updates are underlined below.
The Town of Burns Harbor has been upgrading roadway infrastructure over the past few years, and the Town has received grant approval from INDOT’s Community Crossing Matching Grant Program for roadway reconstruction or repaving this season that may affect your neighborhood.
Old Porter Road from Highway 149 to Babcock Road is scheduled to reopen at the end of day on Thursday, July 6, 2023, but will be closed again on Tuesday, July 11 for repaving. The intersection at Old Porter and Babcock Roads will remain open. Residents residing on Old Porter Road will be able to access their homes, but all other traffic should use Highway 20 and Verplank Road as a detour.
Please do not remove utility locate flags and be on the lookout for construction crews.
The following roads will be paved this summer (order TBD):
Sidewalk and curb ramp work was completed in the following areas:
You can stay up to date on the construction activity by opting in for SMS text message alerts as well.
To opt-in, please text: “BurnsHarbor2023” (no spaces) to (833)236-7421*Note your number will be removed from the database and no longer receive updates at the end of construction.
Also, the Town of Burns Harbor Facebook page will regularly post construction updates. Visit: https://www.facebook.com/burnsharborindiana
We look forward to the completion of these improvements in your neighborhood, and we appreciate your patience and cooperation with the project.