Mayor Hamilton discusses I-69 construction delays

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) -Those hoping that construction on the I-69 project between Bloomington and Martinsville would be completed by June, 2017, will likely have to wait another year.

Project subcontractors estimate May, 2018 will now be the completion date of section 5 of the I-69 project, according to Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s office.

The project was originally scheduled for completion by October, 2016.

Hamilton will meet with people to talk about the delays to the construction.

He held a news conference Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.

In addition to the delay, he discussed the economic and safety concerns. He also called for more transparency and better communication from the company’s behind the project.

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