Federal funds will pay for 80 percent of the project costs, with Monroe County to contribute the rest.
Two million people will flood Parke County for the largest covered bridge festival in the U.S. That’s a half million more than attend the Indianapolis 500.
Work stopped last year after 70 percent of the wood obtained for the project was rejected because it didn't meet national historic preservation standards.
The Jackson Covered Bridge in Parke County was built in 1861.
The BMV says more than half of the people who voted preferred the covered bridge plate.
The owner of the Billie Creek Village rejected three latest bids to buy the property that is home to several historic structures.
Billie Creek Village is set to be publicly auctioned Saturday after it was not sold in a private auction.