I-65 Added Travel Lanes
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) held a 30-day public comment period on three documents related to a proposal from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to build additional travel lanes on I-65 between State Road 2 and State Road 10. The public comment period commenced on March 16, 2016 and ended on April 15, 2016.
Public comment was gathered on Amendment #2 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Companion Update, Amendment #17 to the 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program, and a new Air Quality Conformity Analysis which includes this project. The proposed project segment will add to the previously approved added travel lanes on I-65 between US 30 and State Road 2.
The Air Quality Conformity information and the TIP Amendment #17 are available as follows:
- I-65 Added Travel Lanes Air Quality Conformity: PDF | HTML
- 2016-2019 TIP Amendment #17, I-65 Added Travel Lane Projects: PDF | HTML
A public meeting was held on March 31, 2016 at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E Commercial Avenue, Lowell, IN, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Comment report is available as follows: I-65 Added Travel Lanes Public Meeting Report – Lowell Public Library, March 31, 2016: PDF | HTML
Comments could also be submitted until April 15, 2016 in the following ways:
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 219-763-6060, ext. 160
- United States Postal Service: NIRPC, 6100 Southport Road, Portage, IN 46368
All comments were responded to and a public comment report created and distributed to the relevant NIRPC committees prior to any action on these items. The comment report is available as follows: I-65 Added Travel Lanes Comment Report: PDF | HTML