Burkart Boulevard/Southern Bypass
HWC is responsible for full-time inspection of the construction of Burkart Boulevard Phase I. The project is 2.3 miles of new roadway, a bridge over the L&I Railroad, along with a multi-use trail located in Seymour, Indiana.
Phase I is a new segment of roadway to provide a bypass to Freeman Field from US 50. The scope of this project included clearing of farm fields and some wooded areas. Constructing new embankments and roadway, installing drainage culverts and several box culverts. The project has a single span bridge over the L&I Railroad and a long segment of MSE Wall from each end bent east and west of the railroad. The project has new asphalt pavement with a roundabout at the O’Brien Street intersection. The contract has a paved multi-use trail along the entire length. Included also is installing guard rail, pavement markings and signage, and lighting at the roundabout.
The roundabout will be open to traffic this November. The contract completion date is October 31, 2021. The $17.3 million LPA project was funded by the City of Seymour and Indiana Department of Transportation.