Gibson County – Tuesday afternoon, May 23, Indiana State Police will be shutting down portions of US 41 near Warrenton Road and I-64 eastbound at US 41 while several hundred motorcyclists stop at Flying J Travel Center located at US 41 and Warrenton Road. The motorcyclists are traveling from California to Washington D.C. to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The group left California on May 17 and they are scheduled to arrive in Washington D.C. on May 27. The motorcyclists are scheduled for a gas stop and a brief break at the Flying J Travel Center before continuing east on I-64 to Corydon, IN. The group is expected to arrive at approximately 2:15 p.m. and depart at approximately 3:00 p.m.
Individuals planning to show their support are encouraged to find a safe place off the roadway. Parking along I-64 is prohibited. For more information concerning this event, visit rftw.us.
Approximate Times of Highway Closings (Times are subject to change).
Approximately 2:15 p.m. (CST) – Highways are expected to be closed for no more than 15 minutes.
- US 41 northbound will be closed just south of I-64 while motorcyclists exit I-64 east to US 41 north.
- US 41 southbound lanes will be closed at Warrenton Road while motorcyclists turn west onto Warrenton Road to Flying J Travel Center.
Approximately 3:00 p.m. (CST) – Highways are expected to be closed for no more than 15 minutes.
- US 41 southbound lanes at Warrenton Road will be closed while motorcyclists exit Flying J Travel Center.
- I-64 East just west of US 41 will be closed while motorcyclists enter I-64 East from US 41S.