Key road projects await busy INDOT

The ongoing rehab of Interstate 465 will continue to be the biggest highway project in the metro area in 2011, but the rebuilding of an 11-mile segment on the west side could be all but finished by the end of the year—just when other significant highway projects will get under way in the metro area.

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New design of bridge girder is huge, strong

The next time you’re tooling along Interstate 465 on the west side, take notice of the girders supporting the new 21st Street bridge. You might see more of them in the future. The experimental concrete beams are bigger than normal and shaped like a “U” instead of the traditional “I.” Think of an elongated, Paul-Bunyan-class […]

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