Pence Thursday signed legislation authorizing the release of $400 million for transportation projects.
The Indiana Department of Transportation commissioned a study that said continuing the Hoosier State Line could cost the state millions of dollars.
Karl Browning previously served as INDOT Commissioner from 2006 to 2009 under former Governor Mitch Daniels.
Carter Road will close just east of the Monroe/Greene county line. Cul-de-sacs will be constructed through construction where crossroads meet up with Carter Rd.
In Daviess and Pike counties, State Road 257 from U.S. Route 50 to State Road 356 is now open.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security’s new director will be John Hill, replacing current director Joe Wainscott.
The grand opening celebrations along the route are closed to the public.
The trumpet will allow traffic to move through the interchange at a higher speed than some of the other designs that were previously on the table.
INDOT says the Draft Environmental Impact Statement looks at potential impacts the road will have on the natural environment.
The bridge, which crosses the Eel River between Spencer and Terre Haute, has been closed since July.