Hoosiers traveling to Lafayette or Chicago will have to take an alternate route as INDOT works to repair a bridge on I-65.
INDOT says a stretch of I-69 will be complete by the end of 2015; the Hoosier State Rail Line is secure for two years. Read more in our morning roundup.
The proposed routes would run through the city, which is something Martinsville's mayor advocated for.
Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman Will Wingfield says the state will continue to fund the trains until Iowa Pacific can take over.
INDOT to map out alternative routes for the final stretch of I-69; Columbus authorities warning about dangerous flood waters. Read more in our morning roundup.
There are more than a dozen possible routes being considered for the last leg of I-69.
INDOT is weighing the pros and cons of 14 alternative paths for I-69—the original plan and ones utilizing routes to the east and west of the SR 37 corridor.
The budget has language authorizing INDOT to fund the rail line if the Hoosier State Line goes forward.
Gov. Mike Pence has already appointed INDOT's deputy commissioner to take over for Karl Browning.
Weather permitting, pavement repairs along State Road 37 in Martinsville will begin Friday at 7 p.m. and continue through the summer months.