Governor Holcomb’s infrastructure plan dedicates some money to the completion of I-69, but it doesn’t address ongoing issues with construction of Section 5.
Over the next five years, the state plans to resurface nearly 10,000 lane miles of pavement and repair or replace approximately 1,300 bridges.
Communities have a lot of road repairs, and the new money won’t cover all of them. So local leaders now have to make choices.
Many of the business stakeholders who met Thursday in Indianapolis say Indiana’s plans for road repairs should stand as a national, multi-modal example.
This legislative session, both House Republicans and House Democrats have proposed a plan to pay for the next four years of road and bridge maintenance.
Ads opposing a Republican plan to use higher fuel taxes to pay for infrastructure repairs will soon adorn gas pumps across Indiana.
AFP-Indiana strongly opposes the fuel tax increases in the House GOP road funding plan.
House Republicans are set to unveil their agenda, including their plan to fund infrastructure improvements across Indiana for years to come.
Indiana’s infrastructure task force approved recommendations that include raising taxes to generate funds for roads and bridges.
Governor-elect Eric Holcomb laid out the basic framework of his legislative agenda at the annual Bingham Greenbaum Doll Legislative Conference.