Calder highway upgrade tops racv priorities for the year

Calder highway upgrade tops racv priorities for the year

CLOSE An extensive study of Indianapolis’ aging roads, including Indianapolis’ highest speed limit, found it will take another $1.5 million in extra spending for two of the state’s most important roads this year. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

In a statement on Tuesday, an Indianapolis Department of Transportation spokesman said the agency also is reviewing a request by another driver to reduce speed to 65 mph on Indiana Route 30 north of Lakewood Road for a second time in recent days. The statement jarvees.comsaid that the driver was traveling north on Indianapolis’ southbound Interstate 66 and was approaching the interse바카라사이트ction when a truck and a bicyclist passed on the right side.

“We’re looking at all the data available and looking at all of the options that are available,” the statement said.

A state transportation official could not immediately be reached for comment on how the driver could possibly be able to safely reduce his speed to 65 mph. The speed limit is 65 mph in both directions on both Indianapolis highways.

Indiana Route 30 was originally supposed to close at 8 a.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes to allow more traffic바카라 onto the stretch of I-66. But Gov. Mike Pence took a day off before the scheduled closing date.

The governor’s office announced the decision on Twitter, saying Pence “reassured drivers of our commitment to speed and safety. #I66.” He added: “I’m glad to continue the I-26 speed study on @IrvingI66 northbound. Expect that study to continue tomorrow morning.”

The highway was closed for the night Wednesday, though other sections remained open.

Indiana Route 30 was shut down to the eastbound and northbound lanes for about an hour while the state Transportation Department conducted its traffic study on I-66 north. As of about 6 p.m., the roadway had not been closed.

State officials also recommended that the state pay $150,000 in costs for the I-66 north closure and $250,000 for the eastbound closure.

In other news Tuesday, Mayor Greg Ballard announced an increase to the current limit in the county for alcohol purchased at a location that does not allow for alcohol sales on site.

“We are making great progress in reducing the problem of underage drinking with respect to underage consumption,” he said. “I want to thank our local police department, which we have been working with for many years in this area, for our success in reducing the numbers of underage minor

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