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Issues BIC is tracking this Legislative session

Coming into the 2022 legislative session, the Build Indiana Council team anticipated a relatively quiet year for activity on road and bridge issues. Much of our focus is on setting the stage for serious conversations about the future of Hoosier infrastructure funding when lawmakers write a new two-year state spending plan next year. Now that [...]

2022-01-25T12:39:58+00:00January 25th, 2022|Blog|

Build Indiana Council launches “The Crossroads Forum” Podcast. Listen to the first episode here!

New Year.  New Ways that Build Indiana Council is connecting with you. Our team is excited to announce the official launch of BIC’s new podcast, The Crossroads Forum. We aim for the podcast to elevate the conversation surrounding road and bridge investment in the Hoosier state — and highlight innovation and BIC members’ dedication to [...]

2022-02-11T15:46:36+00:00January 12th, 2022|Blog|

How EV technology will transform road funding

Electric vehicles and their likely effect on the way Indiana chooses to fund future infrastructure improvements is becoming more prevalent on lawmakers’ radars.  With the federal infrastructure package, Indiana is in line to receive $20 million annually for a new formula-based Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure program. That influx of funding reignited a conversation roads and [...]

2022-01-06T20:35:34+00:00January 6th, 2022|Blog|

Watch the BIC webinar on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act represents the largest road infrastructure investment in our nation's history. Through the $1.2 trillion package, Indiana will receive significantly more formula funding for roads and bridges, with the possibility of accessing additional competitive grant dollars included in the law. With a proposal this massive in size, focus now shifts [...]

2021-12-02T18:28:26+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Blog|

Building the Hoosier Crossroads

It’s the roads and bridges interconnecting us all: Our economic growth and the state’s leading role as a transportation hub for commerce. Our vibrant communities and safe passage to where we live, work and play. Our future and laying a strong foundation for the state we are proud to call home. The Build Indiana Council [...]

2021-11-30T18:44:39+00:00November 30th, 2021|Blog|

New details on what Indiana will get from Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill

Following the president's stamp of approval on the long-awaited infrastructure bill, the White House released a more detailed breakdown of what the bill may deliver for Indiana. The updated information provides more clarity on how much of the disbursements are new, as opposed to what Indiana already receives through existing federal programs. What is still unclear, however, [...]

2022-02-23T18:05:31+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Homepage News, News|

Indiana invests more than $100 million into local road projects

Local governments are getting a boost to their street project budget thanks to newly announced grant awards. On Wednesday, Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness announced 218 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $101.9 million in state matching funds for local road projects through Community Crossings, a component [...]

2022-02-23T18:05:20+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Homepage News, News|
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