The Indiana Department of Transportation announced the closure of Ind. 19 south of Nappanee.

Crews are scheduled to begin utility work on or after Monday, April 18, with work expected to last until the middle of June. All work is weather dependent and schedules are subject to change.

During the closure, drivers should use the posted detour of U.S. 6, Ind. 331 and U.S. 30, or seek an alternate route.

INDOT reminds drivers to slow down, use extra caution and drive distraction free when travelling in and around all work zones.