Indiana

Interstate Completion Watchlist

The often delayed interchange between Interstate 65 and the new Interstate 22 in north Birmingham is finally nearing completion. Although now 18 months behind schedule from the October 2014 target date, final paving along the two mile stretch between Coalburg Road and I-65 should be finished by June. A video story on the project: Finishing [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:19:30+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Alabama, Indiana, Interstate Highways, North Carolina|0 Comments

Updates and Road News for the week of February 1

This week we finished adding photos taken last month in Upstate South Carolina and moved on from there to additional material sent in from Peter in the Green Bay area. Carter shot some of U.S. 123 between Easley and Greenville, so we coupled those photos with previous photos he took in April 2014 and from [...]

Indiana-Michigan Trip Day 5 (Jeffersonville, IN to Montgomery, AL)

Interstate 65 south at I-265, SR 62 and SR 162. Commenced the final day of this trip from Jeffersonville, Indiana, just outside of the Interstate 65, I-265, and Indiana 265 interchange. Avoiding the bulk of traffic along Interstate 65 into Louisville, we opted for I-265 west to I-64 and out of the [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:00+00:00 December 27th, 2011|Indiana, Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Tennessee|2 Comments

Indiana-Michigan Trip Day 4 (Port Huron, MI to Indianapolis, IN)

Began the day on former U.S. 25 (Electric Avenue / Military Street) in Port Huron. U.S. 25 was decommissioned in Michigan in 1973, leaving former stretches of the road as M-125 (Ohio to just north of Monroe), M-3 (Downtown Detroit to Chesterfield Township), Business Loop I-94 (through Port Huron), and M-25 (north [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:00+00:00 December 22nd, 2011|Highways, Indiana, Interstate Highways, Michigan|0 Comments

Indiana-Michigan Trip Day 2 (Cincinnati, OH to Coldwater, MI)

Began the morning of day 2 just outside Cincinnati on a cloudy morning with the last remnants of cold front moving out. Decided to poke around downtown Cincinnati for an hour or so before heading westward along Interstate 74 to Champaign, Illinois. The trip would turn us north along Interstate 57 and east to Michigan [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:17+00:00 November 12th, 2011|Highways, Illinois, Indiana, Interstate Highways, Ohio, U. S. Highways|0 Comments

KY-IN-MI-OH Trip Day 2

Day 2 - Seymour, Indiana to Petoskey, Michigan Heading north from southern Indiana to the capital city, Interstate 65 continues with four lanes and loads of tractor trailers. The constant beating the pavement takes from the moving freight prompted officials to resurface the route from Whiteland to Greenwood in 2007 as part of the INDOT [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:48+00:00 November 13th, 2009|Indiana, Interstate Highways, Michigan|1 Comment

KY-IN-MI-OH Trip Day 1

Some notes from a recent five-day road trip from the Gulf Coast northward to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Widening is currently underway along Interstate 65 in Montgomery, Alabama. This project totals 4.613 miles in length and focuses on replacing the original concrete surface with asphalt while expanding the previous four-lane freeway into six lanes overall. [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:48+00:00 November 12th, 2009|Alabama, Indiana, Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Tennessee|4 Comments

New Interstates in the works

Three new Interstate sections are in the works, planned, or coming to fruition. Discussion on the AARoads Forum highlighted three recent additions: Interstate 781 is the number proposed for a new freeway spur from Interstate 81 to Fort Drum in Upstate New York. This route would enhance access to growing Fort Drum and bypass a [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:20:48+00:00 October 11th, 2009|Indiana, Interstate Highways, Missouri, New York|0 Comments