CR 20 / CR 45 Fiber Optic Project

Scheduled Completion: June 2018

Bid Price: $470,000

Design: Elkhart County Highway

Project Summary: This project involves the installation of fiber optic cable on CR 20 between CR 3 and Minuteman Way, as well as on CR 45 from Ox Bow Elementary School to Missouri Ave.

Information and Updates: March 2018 – Construction Begins


Bridge #141 Baugo Creek

Completion Date: July 27, 2018

Bid Price:  $493,955

Design:  Elkhart County Highway Department

Project Summary:  During previous bridge inspection work, the existing beams of the bridge on CR 3 crossing Baugo creek were determined to be in poor shape. This project will replace the superstructure of the bridge which includes bridge beams, deck, and railing.


Bridge No. 102 CR 35 over Little Elkhart River

Scheduled Completion:  2 September 2018

Bid Price:  $707,536.38

Design:  United Consulting, Indianapolis

Project Summary:  CR 35 over the Little Elkhart River is located north of Middlebury near the intersection of CR 8 and CR 35. The bridge was constructed in 1970 and its deteriorated condition warranted rehabilitation. The County received $796,756 in Federal funding for the rehabilitation of this bridge on June 19, 2014.

Information and Updates:

August 2014 – The State is preparing the State/County contract for the project.

August 2017 – Design complete.

December 2017 – Project bid and awarded

June 2018 – Construction to begin

November 2018 – Complete

County Road 38/Kercher Bridge Corridor

The project includes the replacement of the Kercher Bridge and reconstruction of County Road 38 from State Road 15 to County Road 17.  There will be improved intersections at State Road 15, County Road 19 and County Road 21 including a signal at County Road 21/County Road 38 intersection.  The project is a collaborative effort between the City of Goshen, Elkhart County, and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).

Construction Start Date: September 22, 2016

Completion Date: June 1, 2018

More information can be found by clicking here County Road 38 Kercher Bridge Project Overview