The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a bill at 2:45 a.m. on Friday that could bypass MPOs regarding interstate projects.
The law would redirect cash from long-term infrastructure funding to short-term relief.
A bridge spanning the Ohio River from New Albany to Louisville is closed indefinitely.
Hundreds of people filled the Council Chambers of City Hall for the meeting, including environmental groups, and members of Bloomington’s business community.
When September 11, 2001, occurred, the Indianapolis airport already had plans to replace its aging terminal.
The public is encouraged to come and speak at the meeting to help influence the discussion.
The Indiana Rail Road Company facility is part of a $65 million, five-year-long project.
The national unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percent last month, though Indiana’s rate remains lower.
The Bloomington-Monroe County planning organization will again vote in a couple of weeks on whether to include I-69 in its Transportation Improvement Plan.
Due to unanswered questions from INDOT, the Monroe County MPO has again decided to omit I-69 from its Transportation Improvement Program.