The debate over how best to fund road and bridge improvements in Indiana is far from over.
Commissioner Brandye Hendrickson told lawmakers Thursday INDOT needs about $250 million more a year to maintain adequate road conditions.
The announcement comes as the GOP, Democrats and INDOT spar over the condition of the state's roads and bridges.
INDOT asked a former contractor to either repave a stretch of Indiana highway that’s prematurely deteriorating or reimburse the state more than $5 million.
The signs are in constant communication with the upcoming traffic signal. They determine what speed drivers should drive to avoid having to stop at the light.
As the Hoosier State's infrastructure continues aging, Rep. Larry Bucshon says tax reform could be the key to a long-term federal highway bill.
The U.S. House will take up a proposed six-year highway funding bill in the fall.
Sections one through five of I-69 have funding, but state officials have not decided how to pay for the section from Martinsville to Indianapolis.
Getting the interstate to reach Indianapolis will require a different approach.
Agricultural economists say corn farmers could see a 12-percent drop in their revenue from last year.