Franklin and Dearborn Counties, IN — INDOT contractors plan to begin asphalt patching on a nine-mile section of US 52 in Franklin and Dearborn Counties on or after Tuesday, August 18. The work is part of a $1.6 million resurface contract between SR 1 and I-74. Patching will be completed under lane closures with flagging, followed by paving.The road work is expected to be complete by the end of November. Motorists are reminded to slow down, use extra caution, and drive distraction-free through all work zones. All work is weather dependent.