The affected section is adjacent to and slightly southwest of Oak Hill Road, which is just north of the entrance to Evansville Regional Airport. Traffic will be shifted onto the existing shoulder and temporary pavement to the southeast and will reduce traffic down to 10-foot lanes. Work began this week to install the temporary pavement. No lane closures are expected at this time and delays should be minimal.
Blankenberger Brothers were awarded the $1,676,000 contract to realign this section of S.R. 57 designed by R.W. Armstrong.
The contract is related to a federally-mandated runway project that will shift Runway 4-22, the main runway at EVV, toward the northeast and away from the U.S. 41 and St. George Rd. intersection.
For details about EVV's runway relocation project, click here for Airport's web site.