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Evansville small square 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)
Feasibility2 small square The Southwest Indiana Highway Feasibility Study The Southwest Indiana Highway Feasibility Study commonly called the Donohue Study is submitted to INDOT.
Carrsign small square CARR is formed Landowners with property on the highway’s proposed route form Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads (CARR). Source:Bloomington Alternative
Inroads small square 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.
I 69alteredfin small square 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
I 69 dellinger small square INDOT Awards Contact To Bernardin, Lochmeuller & Associates Source: Interstate 69 by Matt Dellinger
Obannon3 small square 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
Majormoves2 small square 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
Carrsign small square 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.
Pasture small square 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
Daniels small square 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.
Courtroom small square I-69 Section Upheld in Court A court upheld the selected route for I-69, ruling against the Hoosier Environmental Council.
Hauler small square 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
I69protestors small square 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.
Diggers small square 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
Timeline small square 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.
Daviessconstruction small square 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.
Washingtonstreet small square Ground Broken in Daviess County Ground was broken in Segments 10 and 11 of I-69 in Daviess County.
Greencounty small square 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.
Tollroad small square Tolls Banned on I-69 A law is passed that bans tolls on I-69. Herald Times
Bloomingtonbus small square INDOT Warns MPO INDOT tells the MPO that it will not renew transportation funding unless the MPO includes I-69 in its transportation plans.
Hoosierlogo small square 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.
Trees small square 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.
Hoosierlogo small square Environmental Organizations Release "The Untold Story" 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
Evansville small square Projected Completion of Evansville Section The section of I-69 that runs through Evansville.
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