WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Indiana $40 million in grants for major interstate projects. The Indiana Department of Transportation will use the two $20 million grants for the South Central and North Central I-65 expansion projects.

The South Central Indiana Expansion Project aims to increase capacity on I-65 between SR 58 and SR 56. It involves reconstructing two lanes and adding a travel lane and shoulders to the northbound and southbound lanes. INDOT will also replace the superstructures on the Carr Hill Road and CR 200 South bridges over I-65. You can find more information on the project by clicking here.

The North Central Indiana Expansion Project will increase I-65 capacity between SR 32 and SR 47. It also involves rebuilding two lanes and adding a travel land and shoulders to northbound and southbound lanes. It will additional involve work on several bridges and ramps.