Monroe and Morgan County residents came out to INDOT’s presentation at the Monroe County Fairgrounds to see how the interstate’s design could affect them.
Indiana is requesting Martinsville's wells be added to the Superfund National Priorities List so the city can receive federal assistance.
The trumpet will allow traffic to move through the interchange at a higher speed than some of the other designs that were previously on the table.
INDOT says the Draft Environmental Impact Statement looks at potential impacts the road will have on the natural environment.
Representative Ralph Foley and Senator Richard Bray have led the legislature’s work on criminal code evaluation for years, but both are retiring this fall.
Martinsville is seeking to put its wells on the Superfund National Priorities list – a survey of sites in need of chemical cleanup.
Higher water bills are cutting into some household budgets more than utilities customers can afford.
Martinsville has not raised its water rate in about six years, and the city says it needs the increase to pay for infrastructure improvements.
Two Martinsville teachers received nine years probation but no jail time for three counts of child seduction.
Many rural residents rely on groundwater for drinking and cooking, and many city dwellers and businesses tap into underground aquifers as well.