INDOT gives over $100M for local state projects

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – INDOT awarded $102 million in federal transportation funding to eight recipients in Indiana.

The Indiana Department of Transportation awarded the funding on Monday. Officials said funding was broken down with $70 million going to road construction, $17 million for bridge construction and $12 million for bicycle and pedestrian safety. In addition, they said nearly $3 million went to safety projects.

Area projects include:

  • Lebanon:   Road reconstruction on Indianapolis Ave. for $4,5554,020
  • Rockville:  Road reconstruction on Howard Ave. for $4,899,360
  • Crawfordsville:  Road reconstruction on Concord Road for $2,541,440
  • Frankfort:  Safe Routes to School for $200,000
  • Clinton:  Safe Routes to School for $268,160
  • Veedersburg:  Sign inventory project for $23,490
  • Warren County:  Rehabilitation/repair on Bridge #36 on County Road 100 East for $1,404,004
  • Vermillion County:  Bridge #80 replacement on County Road 325 West for $1,012,000

INDOT sets aside 25 percent of the federal highway funds appropriated by Congress each year to fund larger local transportation projects.

In February, INDOT awarded $86 million in federal transportation funding for local projects that would be bid beginning July 2016. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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