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Intersection inspection

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Intersection improvements continue to take shape at U.S. 231 and State Road 240/Veterans Memorial Highway. The project includes the addition of a right turn lane for northbound traffic on U.S. 231 and a right turn lane for westbound traffic on State Road 240. All four corners of the intersection are being cut back to improve turning movements for large trucks. Alan Plunkett, deputy commissioner of the Crawfordsville District of the Indiana Department of Transportation, was on the scene Wednesday afternoon, and noted the increase in traffic in the 20-some years since Veterans Highway was built. "The intersection is not adequate for today's standards," Plunkett said, alluding to the volume of truck traffic in all directions at the intersection. Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Indianapolis, is the general contractor on the $1,037,700 INDOT project that began July 20 with utility line relocations. Completion is expected by the end of November. [Order this photo]

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I could swear this project was originally expected to end in October.

-- Posted by hoosierloser on Thu, Sep 8, 2011, at 8:33 AM

I believe that you are thinking of the street in front of GHS and GMS that is due to be totally finished sometime in October.

-- Posted by rosco&ginger on Thu, Sep 8, 2011, at 9:36 AM

I would just like to say that once this whole thing is done, it will be great, but as of right now, it SUCKS!!! I live right down the road n its a pain in the ass. We drive our daughter to school (New Pathways) n its a pain to go the highway, n its a pain to go by the schools bc of construction too. We have to drive all over town. This place is getting worse than Plainfield. I wish they would work on one project at a time

-- Posted by logical_mom on Thu, Sep 8, 2011, at 2:40 PM

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