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Posted on: November 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Walton Road Bridge Closure

Road Closure Information



TOWNSHIP: Buchanan Township

LOCATION(s): Walton Road Bridge over the St Joseph River

CLOSEST CITIES: Buchanan, Niles

START DATE: Monday, November 8, 2021


END DATE: Friday, November 19, 2021*

*Work, contractor and weather dependent


PROJECT: A contractor will be working to prepare the Walton Road Bridge for future bridge maintenance. Crews will be working to lower stone to the piers below the bridge. For the safety of crews and the traveling public, the bridge will be closed during this activity. Additional bridge work is anticipated to take place during the 2022 construction season.

Traffic Restrictions: Walton Road Bridge will be closed to all thru traffic over the St Joseph River. Work is anticipated to take approximately 2 weeks to complete.

DETOUR Route: Walton Road to US-31 to Niles-Buchanan Road.


Please seek alternative routes or utilize the signed detour route until bridge has been reopened to thru traffic.

One page PDF with location and detour map

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