Indiana getting $27.5M from feds for highway improvements

Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will receive a total of $27.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation for highway improvement projects in central Indiana.

Indiana’s congressional delegation says a $22.5 million grant will be used to make improvements to Interstate 70 in Hancock County.

They include adding a third lane in each direction.

In Avon, a $5 million grant will be used to upgrade U.S. 36 with an additional travel lane in each direction, install infrastructure for non-motorized travel and make other changes.

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