INDOT to Unveil Four-Year Improvement Plans

The state wants to improve its transport system and its inviting you to be involved.

It's called the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program and highlights projects planned over the next four years. INDOT officials say includes it pavement work, bridges, trails and other modes of travel. It also addresses safety concerns and congestion.

According to a INDOT press release:
The purpose of the open house is to meet with community and transportation stakeholders regarding the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

The STIP is a four-year planning document that lists all projects expected to be funded during those four years, including pavement and bridge facilities, and projects that address safety, congestion, mobility and emergency response.

In addition, this document includes investment in various modes, including highways, transit, pedestrian trails, and bicycle facilities.

During the open house, INDOT officials will be available to address questions and solicit input on a variety of topics including planning, project selection, multimodal, highway safety, economic opportunity, Local Public Agency, public involvement, district operations and other INDOT programs.

The public open house is an opportunity to meet with INDOT officials and program managers in an informal setting where discussion and conversation will be welcomed and appreciated. 

You can get a closer look in an open house at the Fort Wayne District Sub District Building, 5333 Hatfield, Road in Fort Wayne.

The meeting is March 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.