Administrative Operations Connection

February 24, 2020 | For the campus and community

Section of Newman Road set to close March 2

On or after Monday, March 2, a section of Newman Road will close for the demolition and reconstruction of the Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern (KB&S) Railroad bridge.
The closure will stretch from State Road 26 to just west of Allison Road in both directions and remain in place through fall 2020. Access to Purdue Technology Center Aerospace (PTCA) will be maintained from State Road 26, and the following detours will be in place for the duration of the closure:
  • Sharon Chapel Road will be the designated alternate route for individuals located west of PTCA as shown on the map below.
  • Access to Zucrow Labs will continue to be maintained from Airport Road, Aviation Drive and the newly paved access road to the laboratories.

Motorists should use caution, follow all posted detour signs and allow for extra travel time.

Questions may be directed to Don Petersen, project executive, at (765) 496-8335 or or Erin Easter, deputy director of development for West Lafayette, at (765) 775-5103 or online.

Newman Road is set to close on or after March 2.