Town Government

Public Works

Road Work

The following is a list of current major roadwork or road closures in Schererville. Information is posted as it is provided to us. Please check with Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to check the status of US Highway 30 and US Highway 41.

Road Closure from Lake County HWY DPT:

What: Road Closure
Where: Austin St. Between 77th Ave. & 85th Ave. (St. John & Schererville Area)
When: Starting Tuesday May 31st at 7:30am - 3:30pm each day (Monday - Thursday) through June 9th, weather permitting. As of 6/9/22, this has been extended from June 21st-23rd.
Why: Drainage Repairs

The Lake County Highway Department is notifying all Public Agencies and the general public that Austin St. between 77th Ave. & 85th Ave. will be closed for drainage repair starting Monday, May 31st at 7:30am until 3:30pm each day(Monday thru Thursday) through June 9th, weather permitting.

This was extended to June 21st-23rd.

Detour Routes:

Northbound: At 85th Ave. & Austin, take  85th Ave. east to Cline, take Cline north to 77th Ave., take 77th Ave. west to Austin.

Southbound: At 77th Ave. & Ausitn, take 77th Ave. east to cline, take Cline south to 85th Ave., take 85th west to Austin.

During the periods of construction, you may encounter some minor inconveniences. However, every effort will be made to minimize these inconveninces. Detour signs will be set up to help you navigate around the project. If you are a resident on this road we ask that you slow down and leave space between you and other vehicles and drive distraction-free. Always use caustion and consider worker safety when traveling through a work zone.

If you have any questions, please contact the Lake County Highway Department 1100 East Monitor St., Crown Point, IN, 46307. 
Telephone #: 219-663-0525
Fax #: 219-662-0497