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
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 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
I-69 Section 1INDOT 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. I
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
A court upheld the selected route for I-69, ruling against the Hoosier Environmental Council.
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
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
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 PressHerald 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
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 was broken in Segments 10 and 11 of I-69 in Daviess 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.
INDOT tells the MPO that it will not renew transportation funding unless the MPO includes I-69 in its transportation plans.
HEC Files Lawsuit
I-69 GuideHoosier 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.
Highway Administration Approves Environmental Study
I-69 Section 1INDOT 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.
Environmental Organizations Release "The Untold Story"