INDOT seeking public input on design plans for State Road 9

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold a public hearing on November 14 in Greenfield on design plans for a State Road 9.

The hearing at the Greenfield-Central Junior High School Cafeteria, will offer all interested persons an opportunity to comment on current design plans for the State Road 9, hot mix asphalt (HMA) overlay between I-70 and US 52 in Hancock and Shelby counties.

The project is approximately 9.5 miles in length and proposes a section of access control specific to the area between I-70 and McKenzie Road. The access control area would remove the center two-way left-turn lane (TWLTL) in seven locations and replace it with a raised landscaped median with dedicated left-turn lanes.

The project will also include the construction of supplemental storm-water infrastructures such as inlets, connections, and manholes where ponding currently occurs generally between 4Th St. to Park Ave. and Ohio Street to Illinois St.

Standard-compliant curb ramps will be reconstructed where appropriate and drainage improvements will be made in the areas of the southwest quadrant of State Road 9 at an unnamed tributary to Brandywine Creek and at County Road 100 South/Davis Road.

Additional details about the project will be presented at the public hearing. Federal and state funds are proposed to be used for the construction of the project.

The environmental document is available to view prior to the public hearing at the following locations:

Hancock Co. Public Library, 900 West McKenzie Road, Greenfield, IN 46140

INDOT Greenfield District at 32 S. Broadway, Greenfield, IN 46140

Hearings Examiner, Room N642 of the IGCN, 100 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN

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