Section 5 of I-69, the area from Bloomington to Martinsville, could cost millions less than originally estimated.
Frequent rains have caused some runoff from I-69 construction, but INDOT officials say they have taken all necessary precautions.
The plan is being developed using a $615,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment.
A court order prohibits the Tokarskis from entering land that is being transferred to the state for I-69 construction.
Indiana Department of Transportation officials say they anticipated sinkholes along I-69 and are working to fill them.
It took about six months from the time the cracks were noticed to have them repaired.
INDOT is spending $30 million on environmental mitigation in Section 4 of I-69, which runs from the Crane Naval Base to Bloomington.
The state is holding a series of open houses that began yesterday in Indianapolis with more open houses set across the entire state through May 14.
Officials say they are cautiously optimistic there won’t be any backlash from INDOT for years of opposition to the road from county leaders.
A Monroe County judge has heard a case brought by the Indiana Department of Transportation against a pair of longtime Interstate 69 opponents.