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INDOT Awards Contract For Stretch Of I-69 In Monroe County

The Indiana Department of Transportation will pay $57.5 million for construction of a four-mile stretch of I-69 southwest of Bloomington.

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A construction truck moves dirt along a section of what will become I-69.

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded another contract for part of the Interstate 69 construction in Monroe County.

INDOT announced Tuesday it awarded a $57.5 million contract to Ohio-based E.S. Wagner Company to construct four miles of I-69 from Harmony Road to Clear Creek southwest of Bloomington.

INDOT is completing a 65-mile stretch of the interstate between Evansville and the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, which is scheduled to open by the end of this year. The 27-mile stretch between Crane and Bloomington is scheduled to open by the end of 2014.

Gretchen Frazee

Gretchen Frazee is a reporter/producer for WFIU and WTIU news. Prior to her current role, Frazee worked as the associate online content coordinator for WFIU/WTIU. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia where she studied multimedia journalism and anthropology. You can follow her on Twitter @gretchenfrazee.

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