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Covington Road to close over I-69

FORT WAYNE – Covington Road is scheduled to close to all traffic at the bridge over Interstate 69 for the next several months.

The section of road will be closed starting April 25 while the Indiana Department of Transportation replaces the bridge structure, the Fort Wayne Traffic Engineering Department announced Tuesday. It said the work will be performed by Primco Inc.

The closure is expected to begin at 8 a.m., and the road is scheduled to remain closed until November, the announcement said.

The official detour will use Hadley Road, Indiana14/Illinois Road and Scott Road. The department encouraged drivers to avoid the area and use alternate routes.

For more information or to report problems, call 427-1172.