Tag: Indiana

Federal Funding for Indiana's I-465/I-65 Interchange Increases


The US Department of Transportation has approved the increase of the federally funded share to 95 percent on the I-465/I-65 Interchange project in Indianapolis, Indiana. The I-465/I-65 interchange is critical to freight movement in the Indianapolis region. The interchange currently serves more than 110,000 vehicles per day, of which nearly 19,000 are trucks. The project involves […]

Call for Abstracts: 2014 MAASTO Conference

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hosting the 2014 MAASTO Conference in Indianapolis July 28-30, 2014. INDOT, on behalf of the Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials, invites you to submit abstracts for presentations to be considered for the 2014 meeting. The deadline for submitting proposals is December 15, 2013. For more information, consult […]

Mid-America Transportation Awards

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The Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Missouri DOTs have received top honors in this year’s Mid-America regional American Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by AASHTO, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition honors transportation projects in three categories: Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget, and Best Use of Innovation. Of the twelve transportation projects from seven […]

Increased Federal Funding for Indiana Project


Indiana received an increase in federal freight funding for a critical freight project, the US 31 Hamilton County Improvement Project. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today approved increasing the federally-funded share for the U.S. 31 Hamilton County Improvement Project in Indiana to 90 percent.  The 90 percent match represents about a $23 million increase over […]

President's awards to go several MAFC states

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Four MAFC states have been selected for national awards from AASHTO. Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan each garnered a President’s Transportation Award. The annual President’s Transportation Awards recognize individuals, programs, or teams for improving environmental conditions, utilizing technology, implementing excellent executive management skills, increasing efficiencies, and making effective use of taxpayer dollars. Kansas (Aviation) – […]

10th Annual Indiana Logistics Summit


The 10th Annual Indiana Logistics Summit will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 17, 2012. Top national experts in transportation, distribution and logistics will descend upon the Indiana Convention Center on Oct. 17 for the 2012 Indiana Logistics Summit. The 10th annual conference will feature presentations by industry experts, […]

I-70 Dedicated Truck Lane Webcast

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June 1, 2012 1pm Eastern I-70 Corridor Dedicated Truck Lanes The $3.75 million, two-phased study evaluated the feasibility of adding dedicated truck lanes through Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. The Study evaluate if Dedicated Truck Lanes address the congestion and safety problems and needs on the corridor and improve the regions’ economic competitiveness more than […]

Midwest Ports Contribute to Increased Seaway Traffic


The Journal of Commerce points out that the 2 percent increase in St. Lawrence Seaway traffic is due in part to increased cargos originating at ports in Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio. The port of Green Bay, Wis., tallied a 26 percent year-over-year increase in tonnage, and Toledo is 4 percent ahead of last year in […]

2011 Indiana Logistics Summit

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This year’s Indiana Logistics Summit will be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on October 12-13, 2011. For more information and to register, visit the Indiana Logistics Summit website.

Port of Indiana and the Inland Waterways System

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The Port of Indiana–Mt. Vernon was recently featured in the Courier & Press: “Port is big business for Indiana.” The Port of Indiana at Mount Vernon serves not only as a vital part of Indiana’s economy, but also as a key piece of the inland waterways system of the United States. For more information, check […]