first_imgDearborn County, In. — Indiana Department of Transportation officials say Geostabilization International is expected to begin a Slide correction project in Dearborn County valued at $2,829,170.The project is a 1740-foot wide slope on State Road 1 six miles south of I74 in York Township.The contractor plans to install 25-, 30- and 35-foot-long steel shafts into underlying bedrock along three eroding embankment sections—securing metal grids to the “soil nails” before overcoating the installation (measuring up to 12 feet in height) with shotcrete to form an anchored retaining wall.Several drainage structures and placement of asphalt pavement are included in contracted work that is scheduled to begin next April.Site clearing and utility relocations should start in mid-October.  Motorists may experience lane closures as this advance work proceeds.S.R. 1 has a traffic count of 4,310 vehicles per day.last_img

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