The route is expected to result in the relocation of 279 homes and nearly 100 businesses. INDOT predicts it will boost wages by $1.7 million.
The money will pay for improvements on several U.S. and state highways.
CARR President believes the U.S. Department of Transportation failed to follow the National Environmental Policy Act and violated the Clean Air Act.
Children wishing to meet Santa should ask their parents for permission and check the Facebook or Twitter pages of their respective district.
Road construction is already scaled back around this time, due to weather effects on operations, making holiday travel a bit easier this season.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has received approximately 600 public comments and the deadline to comment has now passed.
Gov. Mike Pence will gather with local and regional leaders to cut the ribbon on the section of interstate Wednesday morning.
A ceremony is reportedly planned for Dec. 9 to mark the opening of the new section of interstate.
The announcement comes as the GOP, Democrats and INDOT spar over the condition of the state's roads and bridges.
The addition of business class service will more than double capacity of the train, offering 184 seats.