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November 25, 2015

 

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Washington Mayor ‘Optimistic’ About I-69 Economic Boon

One southern Indiana town is seeing benefits from the opening of the previous three sections of interstate.

November 10, 2015

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Pence Reacts To Democrats’ Road Plan

Pence says the Democrats' proposal could bankrupt the state.

November 9, 2015

 

House Minority Leader Scott Pelath unveiled the House Democrats' road-funding proposal on Monday.

House Democrats Unveil Road Funding Proposal

The House Democrats’ plan would divert sales tax revenues on gasoline and special fuels to road maintenance.

October 21, 2015

 

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Transportation Officials Discuss Region’s Future Hurdles

Several officials agreed maintaining existing transportation systems would be as important, if not more, than new additions.

October 16, 2015

 

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Questions Remain About Funding Infrastructure Improvements

The debate over how best to fund road and bridge improvements in Indiana is far from over.

October 15, 2015

 

The Indiana Department of Transportation spends about $1 billion per year on road funding.

After Final Committee Meeting, Road Funding Questions Remain

Commissioner Brandye Hendrickson told lawmakers Thursday INDOT needs about $250 million more a year to maintain adequate road conditions.

October 13, 2015

 

Highway

Pence Proposes 4-Year, $1B Infrastructure Funding Plan

The announcement comes as the GOP, Democrats and INDOT spar over the condition of the state's roads and bridges.

October 2, 2015

 

Asphalt

INDOT Contractor Rejects Resolution Over Faulty Asphalt

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.

October 1, 2015

 

The Indiana Department of Transportation is testing something new on State Road 37 in Morgan County, signs along that road that tell you how fast to go if you want to make the next green light.

INDOT Tests Signs To Help Drivers Make The Next Green Light

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.

August 25, 2015

 

The federal highway fund has been underfunded for years, and in July Congress delayed passing a long term solution.

Bucshon: Congress Could Take On Highway Funding This Fall

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.

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