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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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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.

June 18, 2018

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Bloomington Motorists Urged To Avoid 3rd Street Bridge This Week

Travel is restricted to one lane each direction as road crews work on multi-use paths, curbs, lighting and ramps.

June 8, 2018

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Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ I-69 Summit, Teen Driving

Construction crews are working around the clock to complete Section 5 of I-69. Legislators say they’ll revisit Indiana’s criminal code in the wake of the Noblesville West Middle School Shooting. And why an increasing number of teens are choosing not to get behind the wheel.

May 28, 2018

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Discussions Continue On Southern Indiana Highway Project

Southwestern Indiana officials have met with Gov. Eric Holcomb and the state's transportation commissioner in their continuing efforts to get a four-lane, limited-access highway built to ease traffic congestion in the region.

May 3, 2018

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Tips For Driving Into Bloomington On Graduation Weekend

Thousands of people will pour into Bloomington for Commencement this weekend. Here are some tips for surviving one of the busiest weekends of the year. 

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