news clips
  • USDOT says that improving national highway and bridges will require annual investment of $142 billion, while current investment totals $105 billion per year.
  • Experts say that because of increased fuel efficiency within 10 years using the gas tax to fund roads will not be viable. Instead, they say that tolling and/or paying for each mile driven will be the preferred method of paying for road improvements.
  • The Indiana Community Crossings program is designated for local roads and bridges. Local units provide matching funds to qualify for these grants from INDOT that can be as much as $1 million.

reports and studies

 

2016 Purdue LTAP Local Road and Bridge Conditions report

2009 Purdue LTAP Needs Assessment for Local Roads and Streets report

2016 Funding Indiana's Roads for a Stronger Safer Tomorrow Task Force (FIRSST) Final Report