Officials say thieves have done $200,000 in damage since March by dressing up in safety apparel to look like legitimate contractors.
Section 5 of I-69, the area from Bloomington to Martinsville, could cost millions less than originally estimated.
Indiana Department of Transportation officials say they anticipated sinkholes along I-69 and are working to fill them.
Washington is considering annexing an area that is in the route of the I-69.
INDOT is holding a meeting Monday evening to present its plans for the next section of I-69 to the public.
The Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization could make its final decision on I-69 at its meeting Friday.
Hoosier Voices for I-69 named Morgan Hutton from the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce as its new executive director.
The two properties lie near where I-69 would be built, but Mayor Phil Deckard says he does not expect the interstate to be built for another 10 years.
INDOT and the Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization met Friday to officially invite several city and county organizations for their input.
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a bill at 2:45 a.m. on Friday that could bypass MPOs regarding interstate projects.