The task force will issue its recommendations at its last meeting in December.
Democrat and Republican leaders at the Statehouse agree – a long-term road funding plan will be the General Assembly’s top priority in 2017.
The statewide funding gap is an estimated $7 billion.
INDOT gave matching grants up to $1 million for local infrastructure projects to more than 230 cities and 78 counties.
State lawmakers are beginning to study ways to fund infrastructure into the future.
Lawmakers debated road funding in a conference committee hearing as lawmakers approach the end of this session’s debate
The bill would spend down the state's surplus instead of generating revenue from tax increases.
Legislators are no longer considering bonds to fund the state's $1 billion road plan and the Senate has backed off plans to eliminate the automatic tax refund.
The road funding debate has led to a strange dynamic, with Republican Gov. Mike Pence and Democrats pushing back against a House GOP plan to raise taxes.
A Senate committee unanimously advanced Pence’s proposal, while another Senate committee unanimously approved a bill supported by Pence.