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May 9, 2013

Another look at bridge plans: Open house held on downtown portion of the bridges project



“It’s being discussed,” Rowland said after his presentation. “We’re trying to figure out if we can [do it].”

He said there will definitely be a gateway constructed at Court Avenue, as it was built into the project’s plans. 

But for the Sixth and 10th Street exits, the gateways are uncertain.

Rowland said Walsh has agreed to install form liners and lettering along 10th Street, but has not agreed to make it a “full-blown gateway.”

“It’s basically not in our budget, so we’re trying to figure out if we can rob Peter to pay Paul,” he said.



Other construction plans in Indiana this year include plans to build the new northbound ramp to Exit 0.

Rowland said the existing ramp on northbound I-65 to Exit 0 will stay open during the first phase of construction and will close only when the new ramp is tied into the project.

He said that is unlikely to occur this year. He added the southbound Exit 0 will eventually be eliminated, but again that will not occur this year. 

“The existing [southbound ramp] will stay open the entire season,” he said.

Another open house for the downtown portion of the project is planned for the fall and will be held in Indiana.

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