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The U.S. Department of Transportation has called Interstate 69 one of America’s six Corridors of the Future. Its route from Port Huron, Michigan, south through Indiana, to Brownsville, Texas is intended to facilitate trade with Canada and Mexico.

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August 14, 2018

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I-69 Section 5 Will Not Be Done Aug. 31, Project Delayed Several Weeks

Drainage, lighting, fencing, landscaping and shoulder improvements of I-69 Section 5 from Bloomington to Martinsville will continue through the end of the year. 

August 8, 2018

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I-69 Section 5 Substantial Completion Now Depends On Weather

State officials say they’ll know next week if they can meet their Aug. 31 substantial completion deadline for I-69 Section 5.

July 25, 2018

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Intermittent Closures On Bloomington’s Third Street Bridge Scheduled Tonight

Law enforcement will close eastbound and westbound lanes for about 15 to 30 minutes at a time, starting at 9 p.m.

July 20, 2018

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State Road 37 Traffic Crossover To Be Removed Saturday

Construction crews are planning to remove the traffic crossover at Bryant Creek, directing northbound traffic to the newly paved northbound lanes that will be part of I-69.

July 13, 2018

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Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ I-69 Farmland, Maple Leaf Venue

Proposed changes to Bloomington’s transportation plan include redesigning Kirkwood Ave. I-69 construction is now cutting through a farm in central Indiana. Plus, folks in Brown County are hoping a performance art venue will bring new and sustained tourism.

July 13, 2018

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Officials Warn Bloomington Motorists To Avoid 2nd And 3rd Street Bridges

One lane traffic in each direction has now moved to the far outside lanes to allow crews to remove the median and construct new islands as part of the final phase of I-69 construction.

July 13, 2018

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I-69 Frontage Road Cuts Through Middle Of Monroe Co. Farm

A frontage road built as part of I-69 construction cuts through the middle of a Monroe County farm.

June 29, 2018

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Officials Urge Use Of Zipper Merge, Drivers Remain Wary

While some drivers are skeptical about the merging technique’s effectiveness, there’s evidence it increases safety. Take our survey and tell us what you think.

June 29, 2018

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Martinsville Leaders Seeking Public Input On Design Elements For I-69 Section 6

INDOT officials say adding the extra aesthetic elements is worth the effort and what they say will be a small cost.

June 20, 2018

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Proposed I-69 Bridge Over Ohio River Tweaked After Public Input

The two “west alternatives” have been adjusted to reduce impacts to homes, businesses, and a cemetery. A change to the central alternative is designed to improve access to businesses.

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