A little-used, delay-plagued passenger rail line from Indianapolis to Chicago has become a battleground, as Amtrak tries to fend off competition invited by the Indiana Department of Transportation.
The Indiana Department of Transportation had sued the southern Indiana county after it imposed restrictions in response to residents' complaints about late-night construction noise around the I-69 site.
Indiana's inspector general has determined a former state highway official didn't violate any laws in a series of land deals. But Inspector General David Thomas said it went "right up to the line.”
A trucking company is challenging the Indiana Department of Transportation’s authority to sue for damage to state property, a lawsuit that could affect thousands of motorists and millions of dollars in revenue.
The chairman of the Indiana State Ethics Commission said conflict-of-interest questions could become more difficult if INDOT Chief of Staff Troy Woodruff actually takes a job with RQAW Consulting Engineers & Architects.
Business has skidded for some eateries along the corridor as work crews transform it into a limited access highway. Proprietors are reaching out to customers with promotions but gripping the bottom line.
A study recommends replacing as many as 10 signalized intersections along State Road 37 with roundabout interchanges, dropping the highway under the cross streets.
The 12-mile Indiana portion of the 47-mile highway, which would link northern Indiana with Chicago's south suburbs, has an estimated $300 million cost.
Communities on Amtrak's Hoosier State line from Indianapolis to Chicago will help continue the service for at least a year.
Gov. Mike Pence announced Wednesday that Karl Browning will serve as his new INDOT commissioner.
The head of the Indiana Department of Transportation is looking to join former Gov. Mitch Daniels at Purdue University.
By one stroke this year, Indiana lawmakers and the new governor vastly improved the public's ability to find out how the show is run at the Statehouse, while in another, top managers at the Indiana Department of Transportation quietly clamped down on what's available.