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INDOT to host public hearing on US 36 reconstruction project in Hancock County

The Indiana Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing on a proposed road reconstruction project on U.S. 36 in Hancock County. 


The public hearing will take place on Wednesday, March 2 at the Mt Vernon School Corporation Administration Building (1806 W S.R. 324, Fortville, IN). The meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m.  with a formal presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.


The reconstruction is proposed along U.S. 36 from Garden Street to S.R. 13. The project also includes plans to modify the intersection at Maple Street and a plan to construct a new concrete paved multi?use path  along US 36 beginning at the northside of Garden Street and continuing along US 36 until it turns north at the intersection with SR 13. 


Construction is slated to start in the Summer of 2022. 


Members of the public are invited to come and give their comments during the formal public hearing. If you cannot attend the meeting, written comments will be accepted until Friday, March 18.


Written comments may be submitted prior to the public hearing and within the comment period to Lochmueller Group, Attn: Chris Kunkel, 3502 Woodview Trace, Suite 150, Indianapolis, IN 46268  or CKunkel@lochgroup.com.