City officials say the proposed changes would improve safety and bring the municipal code in line with the city’s mission.
Last month the city closed the intersection of Third and Lincoln streets after an inspection revealed the Jordan River culvert running underneath was unsafe.
Indiana is ranked nearly worst in the nation for most rail crossing fatalities.
Veterans groups call the spending bill signed into law Thursday the “most veteran-friendly budget” in state history.
A RiverLink report says the average weekday crossings on all three bridges increased 12 percent from January to March.
Fitch Ratings says if a new agreement isn't reached and funding secured, default is a real possibility.
Hoosiers will pay new yearly fees and a little more at the gas pump for the $1.2 billion-a-year infrastructure improvement plan.
The roads plan includes one of the biggest points of contention between the House and Senate: shifting sales tax on gasoline to pay for roads.
Indiana and Kentucky's previous efforts to build the bridge were stalled because of no funding source.
Legislative leadership will now take the road funding plan to their caucuses for approval.