The proposed change that council debated most was the provision that would allow cyclists to use public sidewalks.
Communities have a lot of road repairs, and the new money won’t cover all of them. So local leaders now have to make choices.
Many of the business stakeholders who met Thursday in Indianapolis say Indiana’s plans for road repairs should stand as a national, multi-modal example.
An infrastructure bill lawmakers approved this session funnels hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s roads and bridges.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is surveying wetlands, streams and other environmental features to further refine the I-69 expansion plan.
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.