Indiana Department of Transportation


Indiana Officials Award $101M for Local Road Projects

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness announced 241 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $101 million in state matching funds for local road projects through Community Crossings, a component of the governor's Next Level Roads program....


Indiana's Heavy Haul Corridor Under Way

In southern Indiana, work is continuing on a roughly $14.5 million project that will provide a continuous route for heavy-haul vehicles between River Ridge Commerce Center and the Port of Indiana at Jeffersonville....


Milestone Works to Stabilize Soil to Widen Indiana's I-70

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is heading up a project in Hendricks County, Ind., to rebuild a portion of I-70. According to Debbie Calder, INDOT communications director, the letting date was Feb....


New Indiana Overpass Reduces Crossing Delays

In Bartholomew County, Ind., construction teams are working to complete a $31.5 million project designed to reduce current and likely future delays to traffic on SR 46, due to train activity at the L&I rail crossing....


Next Level Roads: Gov., INDOT Distribute More Than $126M

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness announced 214 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $126.5 million in state matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative....


Indiana DOT Provides $120M for Road, Bridge Projects

The Indiana Department of Transportation issued $120.8 million worth of federal transportation funding on Feb. 12 to 52 cities, towns and counties in rural portions of Indiana to support local road, bridge, and sidewalk projects....


$143M Project Adds Lanes to Indiana's I-65

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is overseeing a $143 million project that will increase mobility throughout a section of the I-65 corridor. Between U.S. Highway 50 and S.R. 58 at Walesboro, work is ongoing to completely reconstruct and reconfigure I-65 as a six-lane concrete roadway....


IDOT Awards $164M Contract to Build I-69 in Martinsville

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded Walsh Construction Company II LLC a $164.8 million contract to transform 6 mi. of State Road 37 into Interstate 69. Walsh's proposal was the lowest price among four responsive bids and $7.8 million below estimate....


Purdue Using Sensors to Track Lifecycle of Concrete

A team of Purdue University engineers is using roadway sensors to compile data on "concrete maturity" during select highway patching and paving projects — a project that seeks to establish "evidence-based recommendations" on the optimal time to re-open highways to traffic once construction activity is completed....


Work Continues on Final Section of I-69 Project

Work on the last section of an Indiana interstate project is underway. With an estimated cost of $1.5 billion, the 27-mi. I-69 Interstate extension to connect Indianapolis to Evansville is the most expensive of all six sections, coming with a price tag more expensive than all the previous five sections combined....