The number of structurally deficient bridges in Starke County could drop sooner than anticipated thanks to the road funding bill passed by the Indiana General Assembly. It includes money for Community Crossings projects and a three-to-one state match for counties with populations under 50,000. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has approved a bit of a personnel change for the County Highway Department. Continue reading
The City of Knox is celebrating the recent completion of a couple of roadway extensions. County Road 150 South is now a through street from South Heaton Street near Sandy Acres Park past the Knox bus barn to Roosevelt Road. Continue reading
The City of Knox is taking suggestions to for a new street name. One of the Community Crossings grant-funded projects will extend 150 South from South Heaton Street next to Sandy Acres Park to Roosevelt Road just past the Knox bus barn.
Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston last week suggested the city come up with a street name for the road rather than continuing to refer to it as 150 South. Continue reading
The City of Knox used one-time money from the state to pave additional streets this year. Street Superintendent Jeff Borg told the Board of Works on Wednesday they used $74,000 in Community Crossings grant funds along with the $54,100 in local money budgeted for street paving to have Rieth-Reilly Construction Co., Inc. do the work and said he’s happy with the finished product. Continue reading
Paving work is underway on several downtown Knox streets thanks to a matching grant the city received from the Indiana Department of Transportation. Mayor Dennis Estok told the city council Tuesday night several streets have already been paved with Community Crossings money. Continue reading