Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana
Last updated on Wednesday, June 5, 2013
(BIRDSEYE) - A 250-foot stretch of Interstate-69 that leads to the Patoka River Bridge has reopened after it sunk several inches just months after opening.
State officials say it cost a quarter-million dollars to bolster the highway in an area that overtops a recently-closed underground mine.
The sinking was noticed in January, but crews needed to wait until spring when warmer temperatures made paving possible.
Gohmann Asphalt, the company that initially paved that stretch, made the fixes, and the state footed the bill.
1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Click here to go back to previous page