Indiana has seen a boost in construction projects in the past year as companies and cities spend more money coming out of the financial downturn.
Other concepts for the park include a dog park, a splash pad, basketball courts, bocce ball courts, wooded walking trails, and community gardens.
Officials from INDOT broke ground on the section of Interstate 69 that will connect NSA-Crane with Monroe County just south of Bloomington.
Johnson County and other nearby counties are reporting the fastest start to housing construction in several years.
The city has created some temporary work-arounds to provide bicyclists and pedestrians easy access as construction continues.
Renovations to the Monroe County Courthouse includes new energy efficient heating and lighting systems.
Daniels also reported 50 road projects in the state are finished thanks to the Major Moves funding program.
Hedge fund manager and alumnus James Hodge also donated $15-million to the $60-million renovation and will have the building named in his honor.
Bids close Tuesday for the repair of the Sherman Minton bridge -- with possible incentives for fixing it in less than half a year.
Indiana University held a dedication and naming ceremony Thursday for a new addition to its Health, Physical Education, and Recreation facility.