Historic review panel delays approval for Westfield’s State Road 32 plans
The State Road 32 expansion project in downtown Westfield hit a speed bump Wednesday when the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board of the Department of Natural Resources voted to prolong the proposed route’s review by at least 30 days.Read More
Financial concerns cast doubt on State Road 32 project
The Westfield City Council president is questioning whether to move forward with a road-widening project more than a decade in the making over concerns that it will exceed its budget.Read More
Martinsville expects downtown traffic boom from I-69-related highway closure
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.Read More
Cummins to pay $4.5M for Greenwood site in revision to firm’s deal with city
Cummins announced last year that it planned to build a $35 million office building at the corner of Interstate 65 and County Line Road, but the pandemic has the engine maker rethinking how to best use that site.Read More
Republicans have rejected Biden’s proposed corporate tax increase to pay for new investments, and instead want to shift unspent COVID-19 relief dollars to help cover the costs.
The Noblesville City Council approved vehicle excise and wheel taxes Tuesday to generate $1.8 million in annual revenue starting next year. The money is slated to pay for a portion of the city’s estimated $113 million Pleasant Street extension project.
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.
The man known during his campaign as “Mayor Pete” faces the first test of that potential in his first job in Washington: Selling a $2.3 trillion infrastructure program that will be paid for with corporate tax hikes.
Games will be played throughout Indiana beginning Wednesday in Evansville, Indianapolis, Bloomington and West Lafayette.
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 launch of a $63 million project to add an interchange and rework another is likely to fuel a new blitz of commercial development in the state’s fastest-growing town.
Officials are estimating the corridor improvements will run $47 million over the project’s original $124 million budget.
The project, similar to one under way on the east side of Indianapolis, will close lanes in both directions over different periods starting May 22.
With the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in Indiana, many regular aspects of life have come to a halt, but one normalcy is continuing: road construction.
The Indiana Department of Transportation said it was accelerating planned construction on the interstate while traffic is down about 40%.
The $475,000 grant will fund a study of reconstruction options for the inner loop except for the north split, the first phase of the project, which has already begun. The Indy Chamber Foundation said the study will “inform implementation efforts” in the year 2030 and beyond.
Calling her state’s roads “the most beat up and dangerous in the country,” Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that she will borrow $3.5 billion to rebuild deteriorating highways and bridges over five years.
State highway officials expect to close a section of the main route between Indianapolis and Bloomington for 10 months in 2021 during work on the next stage of the Interstate 69 extension project.
As Illinois prepares to join Michigan in the recreational pot market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to consumers against carrying such products over state lines.
The lion’s share of Fishers’ recent high-intensity development has taken place at East 116th Street and Interstate 69, but a wave of projects is coming together just to the south.