Lawrence County is partnering with Indiana University for a new community sustainability initiative.
This phase involves building a 164-room Embassy Suites hotel, which will have rooms facing the football stadium.
About 800 Brown County residents signed a petition against the project, while only 200 signed a petition in favor of it.
The over $2 billion project will relieve traffic congestion for Louisville and southern Indiana.
Customers to the Hoosier Barbershop at 10th and the Bypass have had trouble accessing the business.
The area is a major economic artery with Amish buggies and all types of motorized transportation sharing the road, with sometimes disastrous results.
The city has created some temporary work-arounds to provide bicyclists and pedestrians easy access as construction continues.
INDOT says Section four is on schedule, and the remaining contracts will go out for bid in July.
Students will create a business plan for a company focused on Internet and software technology.
Officials unveiled a historical marker on Seminary Park's property.