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I-65/I-465 bridge work nearing completion

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Despite cold weather and rain, construction on the I-65 ramp to westbound I-465 has been completed and is now open to traffic. “Weather always impacts construction whether we’re talking spring rains or now where we’re getting into the November rains,” said Nathan Riggs, media relations director for the Indiana […]

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Most highway construction to stop for Labor Day travel

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Thousands of Hoosiers are preparing to hit the road for the three-day holiday weekend and the Indiana Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers to plan extra time for their trips. Most highway construction projects will stop during Labor Day weekend to help with traffic. INDOT has asked its contractors to pull […]

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Road funding now being given to cities, towns and counties

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Money is now being distributed to cities, towns and counties to help improve their roads and bridges as a part of the state’s road funding plan from this year’s legislative session. Money for Roads and Bridges The governor’s office announced Wednesday county auditors have distributed $435 million to local governments […]

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Drivers reminded to be safe as highway construction kicks off

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — As the highway construction season kicks off this week, the Indiana Department of Transportation wants to put a spotlight on driver and worker safety during national Work Zone Awareness Week. INDOT is investing more than $850 million on more than 770 construction projects scheduled to begin this year across the […]

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Improvements planned for SR 37 in Hamilton County beginning in 2018

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State Road 37 in Hamilton County between 126th Street and 146th Street is getting a $124 million facelift. “Modern infrastructure is key to building the types of communities that invite investment and job growth,” said Gov. Mike Pence in a statement. “As communities like Fishers and Noblesville continue to grow […]