US 50 to stay closed till next week

The recent rains and flooding has extended a project on US 50 at Montgomery.  A drainage structure is being replaced on 50 between old 50 and 600-East and US 50 has been closed at Montgomery for over  10 days.  It was supposed to reopen today hoewever, the weather has caused delays so county highway officials now say the reopen date is June 20th.

The unofficial detour route  is  900E South to Old US 50 then West to US 50 at McCracken’s curve. This route is for local car and pickup truck traffic only. Heavy trucks are highly encouraged to utilize the Official Detour Route.

The official detour for through traffic uses I69, State Road 58, US 231 and US 50.