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 [...]

2022-01-28T16:43:38+00:00January 28th, 2022|Homepage News, News|

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, [...]

2022-01-28T16:41:45+00:00January 28th, 2022|Homepage News, News|

I-69 in Martinsville Opens in Both Directions

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. - All lanes are now open on the new I-69 in Martinsville. The Indiana Department of Transportation says I-69 Finish Line contractors opened 17 miles of free-flow highway to southbound traffic. The southbound lane opening follows the opening northbound lanes last week. State Road 37 was closed almost one year ago. INDOT says the closure saved nearly [...]

2022-01-28T16:39:27+00:00January 28th, 2022|Homepage News, News|

Local communities receive road grants

Communities in Senate District 12 will receive nearly $2.2 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program, according to a news release Friday from state Sen. Blake Doriot. The CCMG, established by the Indiana General Assembly in 2016, aims to advance community infrastructure projects, strengthen local transportation networks and improve [...]

2021-01-22T16:00:00+00:00December 14th, 2020|Homepage News, News|

Indiana highways rank below average in the country

A report from the Reason Foundation released Thursday morning ranks Indiana’s state-managed roads 32nd in the nation. The 25th Annual Highway Report benchmarks the condition and cost-effectiveness of state highways in 13 categories, which include pavement condition, traffic congestion, structurally deficient bridges, traffic fatalities and spending per mile based on spending and performance data submitted [...]

2021-01-22T15:46:08+00:00November 19th, 2020|Homepage News, News|

INDOT invests $100 million for Lloyd Expressway improvements

Transportation officials say work is starting on an effort known as “TheLloyd4U.” We are learning it includes more than a dozen improvement projects worth more than $100 million along the Lloyd Expressway. Here is the announcement Wednesday afternoon. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) says the plan is to make the Lloyd more efficient and [...]

2021-01-22T15:42:04+00:00October 14th, 2020|Homepage News, News|

Vigo County awards $1.98 million paving contract

Vigo County Commissioners Tuesday awarded Wabash Valley Asphalt a contract for $1,983,812 for paving roads. The company was the sole bidder on the paving work. Vigo County in April received a $1 million matching grant through the Indiana Department of Transportation's Community Crossings program. The county plans to install a 1 1/4-inch asphalt overlay on [...]

2020-08-13T19:14:39+00:00July 28th, 2020|Homepage News, News|

Overpass traffic switch planned

Milestone Contractors will make a traffic switch at the new railroad overpass in Columbus on Sunday, weather permitting. Under the new configuration, crews will finish work to tie-in the new alignment to existing State Road 46. The estimated $35 million project is being jointly funded by the Indiana Department of Transportation, city of Columbus, Bartholomew [...]

2020-08-13T19:13:11+00:00July 24th, 2020|Homepage News, News|
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