Wayne Street Bridge

A map from the Indiana Department of Transportation details the detour route to use while the Wayne Street bridge, over the Wabash River is closed for repairs. Officials expect the closure to last 300 days.

Crews have closed the Wayne Street bridge over the Wabash River for repairs and officials don’t expect it to reopen for nearly a year.

Closure of the bridge between Canal Street and State Road 124, southeast of downtown Peru, was announced Monday via social media by both Peru Mayor Miles Hewitt’s office and the Indiana Department of Transportation.