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May 23, 2013

Historic homes move to start Wednesday

INDOT to give houses new homes so bridges project work can continue



• June 12 — 115 Fort St. to 411 E. Maple St.; Route: Left on Riverside Drive, left on Locust Street, right on Maple Street.

• June 19 — 116 Fort St. to 626 E. Seventh St.; Route: Left on Riverside Drive, left on Locust Street, right on Chestnut Street, left on Meigs Avenue, right on Court Avenue, left on Mechanic Street.

The five homes were identified as contributing structures to the Old Jeffersonville Historic District. Under agreements with the Federal Highway Administration, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the historic preservation officers of Indiana and Kentucky, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, INDOT is relocating the homes to new locations within or near the Historic District. After relocation, minor renovations will occur prior to the buildings being auctioned to new owners.


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