INDOT gives over $100M for local state projects

(WISH Photo, file)
(WISH Photo, file)

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 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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