An amendment added in committee would require contractors to have training programs and liability insurance, and it bars them from paying employees in cash.
Weather permitting, pavement repairs along State Road 37 in Martinsville will begin Friday at 7 p.m. and continue through the summer months.
House Bill 1019 would eliminate Indiana’s prevailing wage, a mandatory hourly rate that must be paid to laborers on publicly financed construction projects.
Traffic on State Road 37 in Bloomington will shift on or after Dec. 17.
Indiana's top transportation priorities are expected to cost between $5 billion and $10 billion.
The first phase of a $7.3 million project on S.R. 37 in Martinsville begins at 7 p.m. Friday.
The construction included installation of sidewalks on both sides of the road.
Daviess County officials say they have seen $38 million in new investments since I-69 was opened from from Crane to Evansville.
State officials are considering building toll roads or creating public-private partnerships to fund the bridge.
The agreement requires companies to provide fall protection and hazard identification training for all members by March 2014.