Elkhart receives $16 million from INDOT for rail overpass project


The city of Elkhart has received nearly $16 million from the Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT) Local Trax Rail Overpass Program to construct a railroad overpass at Hively Avenue, broadcaster ABC-57 reports.

INDOT’s grant will fund 100 percent of the design and inspection as well as 75-percent of the cost of right of way and construction.

The city will pay $4 million to cover the final 25-percent of construction costs.

Construction could begin in 2021.


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