Public Meetings Scheduled to Inform Public on I-69 Project

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation will host a series of public meetings later this month to provide updates on the sixth and final section of I-69 construction between Evansville and Indianapolis.

The project will upgrade existing State Road 37 to interstate standards from Martinsville to Indianapolis.

Attendees will learn more about I-69 Section 6, review the expected construction schedule and hear about design refinements made since the Final Environmental Impact Statement was approved in February 2018.

Attendees will also learn how they can participate in an online aesthetics survey related to pedestrian railings and light fixtures at specific overpasses and interchanges.

The meetings will be held October 21, October 22 and October 24. The meetings are 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with a presentation scheduled for 6 p.m. The remainder of each meeting will be an open house format featuring several information stations.

Monday, Oct. 21 Martinsville High School (cafeteria) 1360 E. Gray St., Martinsville

Tuesday, Oct. 22 Center Grove High School (auditorium) 2717 South Morgantown Road, Greenwood

Thursday, Oct. 24 Perry Meridian High School (auditorium) 401 W. Meridian School Rd., Indianapolis

Governor Eric Holcomb’s Next Level Connections program fully funded the $1.5 billion I-69 Section 6 project and accelerated construction by three years.

Work began in Martinsville earlier this year to help with local mobility and connectivity. Mainline I-69 construction is scheduled to start in early 2020 and move north. The new I-69 is expected to open to traffic by the end of 2024.

For information and updates, follow the project on social media at:

Customer Service 1-855-463-6848

www.indot4u.com

indot@indot.in.gov

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with advance notice, accommodations for persons with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids including but not limited to sign language interpretation, alternative format documents and other ADA supportive services will be coordinated by INDOT.  Should accommodation be required please contact Rickie Clark, INDOT Office of Public Involvement at 317-232-6601 or e-mail rclark@indot.in.gov.  

In addition and in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, INDOT will coordinate accommodation for persons of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) requiring auxiliary aids and/or supportive services including but not limited to in-person language interpretation, alternative format documents and other services as needed.  Should accommodation be required please contact Rickie Clark, Office of Public Involvement at (317) 232-6601, or email rclark@indot.in.gov

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