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Posted on: May 18, 2022

[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

REVISED START DATE: Wednesday, May 25, 2022


END DATE: End of August 2022


PROJECT: A contractor continuing work that started in November of 2021 will be making improvements to the Walton Road Bridge. The bridge rehabilitation related activities will provide continued life and use of the Walton Road Bridge over the St Joseph River. For the safety of crews and the traveling public, the bridge will be closed during construction. The public is requested to seek alternative routes or utilize the official detour route during construction.


Traffic Restrictions: Walton Road Bridge will be closed to all thru traffic over the St Joseph River. Work is anticipated to be completed by the end of August 2022 (weather and work dependent.)

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


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

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