Indiana officials have delayed by another seven months the deadline for finishing construction on the Interstate 69 extension segment between Bloomington and Martinsville.
While progress is being made on the Interstate 69 project south of Indianapolis, noncommittal answers about the project's completion have government officials frustrated.
Neither major-party gubernatorial candidate rejects using more so-called P3s in Indiana’s future. Both think the deals have their place, but they differ on when they should be used.
Crews have resumed work on an Interstate 69 project between Bloomington and Martinsville after halting operations earlier this month due to lack of payment.
Standard & Poor’s has issued its second ratings downgrade as delays plague construction of the interstate between Bloomington and Martinsville.
A southern Indiana mayor blamed Gov. Mike Pence's administration on Wednesday for allowing a private developer to fall behind in payments to subcontractors, leading to a work stoppage on a new section of the Interstate 69 extension project.
State officials are continuing to finalize the route for the final leg of the Interstate 69 extension project in central Indiana while concerns remain over delays in completing work on another section.
In a recent report, Fitch Ratings expresses doubt that the section of I-69 between Bloomington and Martinsville will be completed by its June 2017 deadline.
The state estimates it may need to buy up to 279 homes and 96 businesses for the Interstate 69 extension between Indianapolis and Martinsville.
Based on input from businesses, design options could include retaining walls, shifting the route to the east or west, and selecting different ramp locations.
Transportation officials say a highway construction project south of Indianapolis is winding down just as another massive project north of the city is beginning.
Indiana officials say that the state's new road funding task force will discuss plans to move forward with an Interstate 69 bridge linking Indiana and Kentucky.
After more than a decade of fighting Interstate 69 and then watching it plow through their land anyway, a south-side Indianapolis couple thought they were done.
Developers initially expected to complete the 21-mile stretch between Bloomington and Martinsville by October 2016. But now the section isn’t expected to be completed until late June 2017.
Nearly $126 million of federal, state and local dollars will be pumped into the heavily traveled highway to give it a major face-lift from 106th Street to north of Campus Parkway.
Some work on a section of the Interstate 69 extension project has been halted by disputes between a construction company and its subcontractors.
The price tag for clearing out homes and businesses for the Interstate 69 extension project's final leg could top the combined cost for the five other sections through southern Indiana.
A state report said nearly 280 residences and 96 businesses between Martinsville and Indianapolis will need to be relocated to make way for the extension.
The Indiana Department of Transportation awarded the contract to Chicago-based Walsh Construction for the new interchange at 106th Street and Interstate 69, INDOT announced Friday.
The newest section of the Interstate 69 extension through southwestern Indiana opened Wednesday, allowing drivers for the first time to travel between Evansville and Indianapolis through Bloomington using only multi-lane highways.