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Old 08-04-2016, 01:58 PM   #1
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Exclamation Construction on Indiana Toll Road (I-80 / I-90)

The Indiana Toll Road is closed down to one lane in each direction starting at mile marker 83 and going west from there. I can't find anything on the Toll Road web site that tells where the west end of the construction is. If anyone knows, please add it to this thread.

If you are coming to the Rally from the west, and are planning on using the Toll Road, be aware that there may be traffic backups. My DW crossed the Toll Road this afternoon and she said the west bound lanes were at a dead stop as far as she could see.

Hope this helps somebody.

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Old 08-04-2016, 02:22 PM   #2
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Construction goes west for about 6 miles then breakes for 5ish miles, then another 10 mile stretch. I got stuck in that garbage last week going to and coming from Wi. It's the same east bound so pack your patients.
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Old 08-04-2016, 05:00 PM   #3
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Thank you for passing on the information. I'd much rather know what I'm getting into rather than being surprised.
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Old 08-04-2016, 05:13 PM   #4
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There is a real nice road highway 12 that advoids the toll road. Take it and avoid the traffic. Later RJD
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Old 08-04-2016, 06:05 PM   #5
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You've got me a little confused on Highway 12. Where are you picking it up?
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Old 08-04-2016, 06:14 PM   #6
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I avoid the Toll Road. Some nice scenery out there on 2 lane blacktop the back way into Goshen. Just like Home!!
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Old 08-04-2016, 06:37 PM   #7
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How's RT30 across Indiana for Alt. route from I-71 Mansfield thru Fort Wayne up Merrillville instead of turnpike.
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Old 08-04-2016, 06:45 PM   #8
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Just sat in it both ways today coming from IL to Elkhart. Probably had a 30 min delay total
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Old 08-05-2016, 10:13 AM   #9
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Is there any time of day that is best for avoiding the traffic?
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Old 08-05-2016, 10:39 AM   #10
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How's RT30 across Indiana for Alt. route from I-71 Mansfield thru Fort Wayne up Merrillville instead of turnpike.
30 from I71 to Ft W is a great road. two lane each way divided highway, 70mph limit, very little traffic. Some cross traffic but no lights. 30 West of Ft W there are lights every few miles and traffic is heavier. 60 mph limit most places. not as nice on that stretch, but still not bad. 33 from Ft W to Goshen is mostly typical 2-lane state-route.

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