Hendricks County transportation projects to get funds

Around the Region
| Monday, September 10 | 9:05AM

Originally posted to the Hendricks County Flyer by Kevin Thompkins.

A redistribution of federal funds will allow the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization to provide money to three Hendricks County transportation projects.

Transportation plans for Brownsburg, Hendricks County and Plainfield will receive funds from IMPO, through an Indiana Department of Transportation allocation of additional federal monies.

“In early 2017, the MPO accepted applications for funding for local planning studies. From the applications, 10 projects were selected to be funded, including the Brownsburg, Hendricks County, and Plainfield projects,” said Jen Higginbotham, principal planner. “However, funds for 2017 were less than anticipated, so in October 2017 the Indianapolis Regional Transportation Council (IRTC) voted to allow those 10 projects to move forward as funding became available.”

At its August 2018 meeting, the IRTC voted to spend a portion of these funds on the planning studies that were selected in 2017, as well as on data purchases.

The planning studies for Brownsburg, Hendricks County, and Plainfield have not begun yet. They are currently in the process of creating requests for quotes for each project to be issued in the coming weeks.

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