And an idea promoted by a Purdue expert testifying before the panel provoked debate among its members: the value of vehicle miles traveled, or VMT, fees.
Here are four ways to avoid construction traffic on State Road 37 if you're headed south for the IU football game.
The section of interstate from Bloomington to Martinsville won't be complete until at least October 2017.
The Bloomington company halted work on the project earlier this month because the private developer owed Crider and Crider more than $2.3 million.
The bypass will run about 6 miles and link Interstate 70 and U.S. 41 around the city's southeast side.
An audit conducted last year found the BMV had overcharged motorists more than $60 million for various fees since 2013.
Construction along SR 37 causes congestion every day, but expect long delays on Saturday as hundreds make their way south for the game.
Bloomington leaders want the state to take control of I-69 Section 5 after the developer failed to pay subcontractors. The state says that request is premature.
Some I-69 sub-contractors walked off the job this week because they haven't been getting paid for their work.
The county hopes to begin construction in late fall on the historic bridge.