The Indiana Department of Transportation will pay $57.5 million for construction of a four-mile stretch of I-69 southwest of Bloomington.
The exits will be 200 numbers higher than they have been.
The bridge, although it’s likely still many years from completion, is a joint project between the two states.
Gov. Mitch Daniels has been fast-tracking construction, but when he leaves office in January, the road will be less than half-finished.
Opponents of Interstate 69 say the construction of a bridge over a tributary of Clear Creek could damage the surrounding environment.
Officials from INDOT broke ground on the section of Interstate 69 that will connect NSA-Crane with Monroe County just south of Bloomington.
INDOT is holding a meeting Monday evening to present its plans for the next section of I-69 to the public.
The MPO has voted to include I-69 in its Transportation Improvement Plan.
Hoosier Voices for I-69 named Morgan Hutton from the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce as its new executive director.
INDOT is trying to comply with the state's Department of Environmental Management's request to control runoff from I-69 construction.