The $155 million project eliminates more than a dozen stoplights for those going through Kokomo — and other projects on U.S. 31 are still to come.
Kokomo does not have tornado sirens and instead relies on weather radios.
Residents in Kokomo struggle to clean up what is left of their homes after tornadoes caused major damage on the town's west side Sunday afternoon.
Almost two dozen counties in Indiana were affected by yesterday's storms. Gov. Pence says it is too early to know if the state will seek federal assistance.
The number of homes without power is slowly decreasing, but several counties still report thousands of homes still in the dark.
Several school corporations throughout the state are closed today as communities assess damage.
A tornado in Kokomo inflicted damage on several homes and buildings. The city has issued a state of emergency until 6 a.m. Monday morning.
Kokomo has the most volatile fuel prices in the nation, with an average shift of 16 cents per gallon every week.
Mayor Greg Goodnight and a delegation of business and education leaders are traveling to Kokomo's sister city.
Patriot Porcelain is investing $16 million to renovate an old factory and plans to create 140 jobs.