As the state decides how to spend future transportation funding dollars, determining the conditions of Indiana’s infrastructure is a vital piece of the puzzle.
The I-65 project between Greenwood and Franklin has caused delays since April 2015.
Police say drivers should avoid the southbound lanes of State Road 37 between Martinsville and Bloomington between noon and 3:30 p.m.
Most of the legislation’s money is short-term or one-time dollars.
The money will pay for improvements on several U.S. and state highways.
Lawmakers from both parties said they were going to make road funding a priority this session.
The road funding debate has led to a strange dynamic, with Republican Gov. Mike Pence and Democrats pushing back against a House GOP plan to raise taxes.
The bill is the result of a two-year review begun after a class-action suit showed millions of dollars in overcharges and undercharges.
A Senate committee unanimously advanced Pence’s proposal, while another Senate committee unanimously approved a bill supported by Pence.
The House plan would divert more money from the sales tax on gasoline into road funding.