State OKs More I-69 Maintenance, Travel Lane Additions

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DELAWARE COUNTY, MADISON COUNTY -

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded $79 million for road construction and maintenance that will continue the repair and widening of I-69. The contracts with Walsh Construction Group, which has a regional office in Crown Point, and Goshen-based Rieth-Riley Construction Co. Inc. involve interchanges, bridges and pavement near Pendleton and Daleville.

The full timeline has not yet been released, but the work is expected to be complete by the summer of 2020. The contracts also include patching potholes along the stretch of interstate.

INDOT says tasks and locations include:

  • Adding 8.4 miles of additional travel lanes inside the median (from mile markers 219-227)
  • More than 6.5 miles of pavement maintenance (from mile markers 227-233)
  • Rehabbing, replacing and/or widening the following bridges:
  • Old SR 132/Main Street over I-69
  • County Road 400 West over I-69
  • I-69 over CSX Railroad (south of I-69 & SR 38/Dr. MLK Boulevard interchange)
  • SR 9/SR 67 over I-69
  • I-69 over Prairie Creek
  • I-69 over Old SR 109/Columbus Avenue
  • I-69 over CSX Railroad (south of I-69 & SR 9/109 interchange)
  • I-69 over SR 9/SR 109
  • I-69 over Sly Fork
  • SR 236 over I-69
  • I-69 over Brandon Ditch
  • I-69 over SR 67

You can connect to more about the project by clicking here.

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