I-69

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  • North-South Toll Road Feasibility Study Released

    North-South Toll Road Feasibility Study Released
    INDOT releases a study about the possibility of a toll road extending from Evansville to the then proposed I-65 near Lafayette, Indiana. Photo: Lori SR (Flickr)
  • The Southwest Indiana Highway Feasibility Study

    The Southwest Indiana Highway Feasibility Study
    The Southwest Indiana Highway Feasibility Study commonly called the Donohue Study is submitted to INDOT.
  • CARR is formed

    CARR is formed
    Landowners with property on the highway’s proposed route form Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads (CARR). Source:Bloomington Alternative
  • Transportation Equity Act

    Transportation Equity Act
    The Transportation Equity Act was the federal transportation act that approved transportation projects for 1998-2003. This expanded the high-priority Corridor 18 to include I-69.
  • Indiana Spends $10 Million On Environmental Study

    Indiana Spends $10 Million On Environmental Study
    Indiana announced it would spend $10 million as part of a collaborative study to examine the environmental impacts of I-69 from Indiana to Mexico.
    Source: Herald Times
  • INDOT Awards Contact To Bernardin, Lochmeuller & Associates

    INDOT Awards Contact To Bernardin, Lochmeuller & Associates
  • Gov. O'Bannon Chooses Route Through Martinsville & Bloomington

    Gov. O'Bannon Chooses Route Through Martinsville & Bloomington
    Gov. Frank O'Bannon picked the 3C route for I-69, which made the road go through Martinsville and Bloomington. I-69 Guide
  • Major Moves: Lease of Toll Road Provides I-69 Funds

    Major Moves: Lease of Toll Road Provides I-69 Funds
    Governor Mitch Daniels leases the Indiana Toll Road to raise funds for 10-year, $10 billion transportation plan called Major Moves. This provides funds for Sections 1 through 4 of I-69. Major Moves
  • HEC, CARR and Environmental Law & Policy Center Files Lawsuit

    HEC, CARR and Environmental Law & Policy Center Files Lawsuit
    HEC, CARR and the Environmental Law & Policy Center file a lawsuit in federal court to overturn Tier 1 Record of Decision for I-69.
  • INDOT Complete Tier 2 Environmental Study

    INDOT Complete Tier 2 Environmental Study
    I-69 Section 1</a>INDOT announces completion of the Tier 2 draft of the Environmental Impact Study for the 13-mile section between I-64 and SR 64 near Oakland City. <a href='http://www.i69indyevn.org/section-1-deis/' >I
  • Gov. Daniels Signs Budget With I-69 Funds

    Gov. Daniels Signs Budget With I-69 Funds
    Governor Daniels signed the a two-year $26 billion budget that included $119 million for the I-69 section near the southern border.
  • I-69 Section Upheld in Court

    I-69 Section Upheld in Court
    A court upheld the selected route for I-69, ruling against the Hoosier Environmental Council.
  • Company Wins Contract After Fraud Claims

    Company Wins Contract After Fraud Claims
    Gohmann Asphalt and Construction Inc, was awarded a $25.23 million contract to build a 1.77 mile section of I-69 from I-64 near Evansville to SR-68. The company paid $8.2 million to settle fraud claims after it was accused of switching road core samples. Herald Times
  • I-69 Protestors Arrested

    I-69 Protestors Arrested
    Herald Times Protestors were arrested after they blocked the entrance to an asphalt plant that would supply materials to build I-69.
  • Ground-breaking in Evansville

    Ground-breaking in Evansville
    Indiana broke ground for I-69 but not without opposition. Several protestors were arrested when they blocked the entrance to an asphalt supply plant.
    Courier Press
    Herald Times
  • Section Completed in Southwest Indiana

    A section in Southwest Indiana from the I-64/I-164 interchange in Gibson County north of Evansville and ending at Indiana State Road 68 southeast of Princeton is completed.
  • I-69 Contract Awarded For Daviess County Section

    I-69 Contract Awarded For Daviess County Section
    INDOT awarded a $58.5 million contract to T.J. Lambrecht Construction and F.H. Paschen for the I-69 section in Daviess County.
  • Ground Broken in Daviess County

    Ground Broken in  Daviess County
    Ground was broken in Segments 10 and 11 of I-69 in Daviess County.
  • Ground Breaking of Section 3 in Greene County

    Ground Breaking of Section 3 in Greene County
    INDOT broke ground on Segments 12 and 13 of Section 3. It is the first major construction in Greene County.
  • Tolls Banned on I-69

    Tolls Banned on I-69
    A law is passed that bans tolls on I-69. Herald Times
  • INDOT Warns MPO

    INDOT Warns MPO
    INDOT tells the MPO that it will not renew transportation funding unless the MPO includes I-69 in its transportation plans.
  • HEC Files Lawsuit

    HEC Files Lawsuit
    I-69 Guide</a>Hoosier Environmental Council files a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on claims that INDOT violated federal laws how it selected the Evansville-to-Indianapolis route. <a href='http://www.indiana.edu/~bslib/i69guide.html' >
  • Highway Administration Approves Environmental Study

    Highway Administration Approves Environmental Study
    I-69 Section 1</a>INDOT presented the Tier 1 Environmental Impact Study to the Federal Highway Administration. It said the area between Indianapolis and Bloomington and the area from US 231 north of Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, and SR 57 south-southwest to the I-64/I-164 interchange northeast of Evansville would cause the least environmental damage. In March, the FHWA approved the study. <a href='http://www.i69indyevn.org/section-1-deis/' >
  • Environmental Organizations Release "The Untold Story"

    Environmental Organizations Release
    CARR, HEC and ELPC release a report called “The Untold Story” that said the Purpose and Need Statement is biased.
    WIBC: The Untold Story Report
  • Projected Completion of Evansville Section

    Projected Completion of Evansville Section
    The section of I-69 that runs through Evansville.