The wear and tear on Daviess County roads isn’t caused by Mother Nature – it's the result of horses.
Governor Holcomb’s infrastructure plan dedicates some money to the completion of I-69, but it doesn’t address ongoing issues with construction of Section 5.
Over the next five years, the state plans to resurface nearly 10,000 lane miles of pavement and repair or replace approximately 1,300 bridges.
The increases include the 10 cent-per-gallon gas tax, which goes toward a road funding plan.
Communities have a lot of road repairs, and the new money won’t cover all of them. So local leaders now have to make choices.
An infrastructure bill lawmakers approved this session funnels hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s roads and bridges.
Veterans groups call the spending bill signed into law Thursday the “most veteran-friendly budget” in state history.
Hoosiers will pay new yearly fees and a little more at the gas pump for the $1.2 billion-a-year infrastructure improvement plan.
The bill passed the House, 69 to 29, and the Senate 37 to 12.
The roads plan includes one of the biggest points of contention between the House and Senate: shifting sales tax on gasoline to pay for roads.