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State releases list of road projects to be completed over next 5 years

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Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Transportation kicked off Indiana's Next Level Roads initiative on Thursday and revealed which road projects are planned over the next few years.

The initiative includes projects that will preserve existing roads and bridges as well as complete current projects.

The state will invest $4.7 billion in the projects over the next five years.

“Our transportation network of roads and bridges plays a major part in Indiana’s success story both now and in the future,” Gov. Holcomb said. “With a fully-funded plan in place for the next 20 years, Hoosiers can rest assured that Indiana will remain the Crossroads of America for generations to come. I thank our lawmakers for their committed leadership to make this possible, and I commend INDOT for working hard to identify key projects so that we could be ready to roll with this five-year plan so quickly.”

Here are the planned projects for each Michiana county:

LaPorte County
5-year investment total $78,401,144
351 lane miles resurfaced
28 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

St Joseph County
5-year investment total $48,227,686
195 lane miles resurfaced
50 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

Elkhart County
5-year investment total $45,819,798
219 lane miles resurfaced
31 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

Kosciusko County
5-year investment total: $41,353,551
212 lane miles resurfaced
11 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

Marshall County
5-year investment total $25,253,250
175 lane miles resurfaced
12 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

Pulaski County
5-year investment total $23,386,292
113 lane miles resurfaced
13 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

Starke County
5-year investment total $19,308,590
99 lane miles resurfaced
9 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

Fulton County
5-year investment total $15,824,441
78 lane miles resurfaced
9 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

LaGrange County
5-year investment total $13,661,944
67 lane miles resurfaced
1 bridges rehabilitated or replaced

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