JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - Motorists using Interstate 65 in southern Indiana will face what's being called a "Big Squeeze" beginning next week.
The Ohio River Bridges Project said Monday it expects major congestion and delays beginning Sept. 2 while it reduces three lanes in both directions to two for nearly 1 and 1/2 miles from the Kennedy Bridge northward.
The lane closures reducing traffic capacity by one-third are projected to continue until late 2016. Both directions of I-65 will be squeezed into the area where the southbound lanes are now to build new permanent northbound lanes to connect with the new Ohio River bridge under construction.
The Ohio River Bridges Projects suggests motorists adjust travel plans to avoid peak times and consider alternate routes, including the Sherman Minton Bridge connecting New Albany and Louisville, Kentucky.
MAP: Where are the sex offenders by you?
There are more than 1500 registered sex and violent offenders living in Indianapolis.
Audit: DCS racked up $627K in late penalties
The Indiana Department of Child Services racked up $627,168 in late payment penalties to vendors, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney reported.
Couple puts love of vintage hearses on display
From the street, the home of Deporah Hornberger and Stephane Langelier looks much like any other on North Main Street in Kendallville, but…
Ind. deputy facing domestic violence charges
A Marion County sheriff's deputy was arrested on domestic violence charges Wednesday.
Pedestrian killed on I-465
A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a semi and a car on the city's northeast side Wednesday.
Indiana Supreme Court to hear IBM welfare case
A dispute between the state of Indiana and IBM over the company's failed attempt to privatize Indiana's welfare services is headed before the…