Suggested detour for Broadway/Stateroad 53 closing

Broadway/State Road 53 to close for rail work in Merrillville

Contributed By: The 411 News

Canadian National rail crossing replacement will take a week

Canadian National Railway plans to close Broadway/State Road 53 at their railroad crossing between 66th Pl and Carolyn Dr beginning on or after Friday, November 10.

Broadway will be closed for approximately one week in this location while Canadian National replaces its at-grade crossing.

Motorists should seek an alternate route. The local detour will follow 61st Ave, State Road 55 and 73rd Ave. Through traffic is encouraged to use I-65.

Motorists in Northwest Indiana can monitor road closures, road conditions, and traffic alerts any time via Facebook:; Twitter: @INDOTNorthwest; and TrafficWise:

Story Posted:11/03/2023

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