A new traffic
control system will be activated on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the exit ramp of
eastbound I-94 to eastbound U.S. Highway 20 in Porter, as part of a new
interchange modification project, the Indiana Department of Transportation
“The new system
will increase safety as the signals will stop I-94 traffic from entering
eastbound U.S. 20 until signals allow for a protected right turn,” INDOT
The I-94 eastbound
exit ramp, Exit 40A, has been moved 400 feet to the west, creating a safer
90 degree turn at U.S. 20, and a signal was installed for traffic exiting
signal was installed for eastbound U.S. 20 traffic, just west of the ramp.
modification and added signals will prevent traffic exiting I-94 from
unprotected merging on U.S. 20 eastbound, where accidents have occurred in
the past,” INDOT said.
closures will be needed to resurface the remaining ramps at this
interchange. Crews will close one of the remaining ramps daily for
resurfacing, from Thursday, Aug. 3, through Tuesday, Aug. 8. The remaining
pavement markings will be done at a later date.
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