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As they embark on a new vision for the interstates that run through Indianapolis, state transportation officials say they hope to learn from past mistakes by making community engagement a focal point of the planning process.
Debate over the bill has served as a flashpoint in the ongoing fight between city and state leaders over Indiana’s road-funding formula, which allocates gas-tax funds and other revenue by center-line miles rather than by vehicle miles traveled.
The approval paves the way for the Indiana Department of Transportation to begin the process of installing more than 100 charging stations across the state.
About 40 stations, including roughly a dozen in the Indianapolis area, will be partially funded through Indiana’s $100 million portion of the $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed last November.
The Indiana Alliance for Equity Diversity Inclusion of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Economic Opportunities said the Indiana Department of Transportation’s planning process was flawed, and thus, inequitable.
INDOT wants to build an interchange at West County Road 300 North that would serve the planned 7,000-acre LEAP Innovation and Research District.
Mike Smith, deputy commissioner and chief financial officer for INDOT, will succeed Joe McGuinness.
Rethink Coalition Inc, in partnership with the Indy Chamber, put together a $2.8 billion proposal to rebuild the “Inner Loop” partially underground, which the researchers say would connect communities and save far more room for economic development and green space.
The welcome centers will feature area-specific design features and exhibits intended to entice out-of-state travelers to visit regional attractions, including state parks.
The project focuses on whether wireless charging could be adapted for highway use, allowing electric vehicles to refresh their batteries while they drive along specially equipped stretches of road.
Jennifer Beck, a senior project manager for INDOT, appeared before the Westfield City Council to alleviate fears that an estimated $15 million project expanding State Road 32 from two lanes to four would cost the city far more than expected.
Games will be played throughout Indiana beginning Wednesday in Evansville, Indianapolis, Bloomington and West Lafayette.
A five-mile stretch of State Road 37 will be closed most of this year because of work on Interstate 69, and many local businesses expect a big influx of traffic through downtown as a result.
The North Split project, which was first announced in 2017, will reconfigure the Interstate 65/Interstate 70 interchange on the northeast side of downtown.
The state’s Community Crossings grant program has awarded more than $730 million to projects in all 92 counties over the past four years.
The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to partially or totally close two bridges over interstates at the northern edge of Fountain Square for 12 days each starting next week.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Friday that it plans to upgrade 489 traffic signals in Marion County over the next year at a cost of $4.1 million.
Officials are estimating the corridor improvements will run $47 million over the project’s original $124 million budget.