Section 3: Indiana

November 2023: The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) awarded the contract for I-69 ORX Section 3 to ORX Constructors, a joint venture that includes Walsh Construction and Traylor Bros, Inc. Click here to learn more.

I-69 ORX Section 3 includes part of the approach roadways and bridges in Indiana that will provide all-weather construction access to the river for the future Section 2 project.

The Section 2 project will complete any roadways and bridges in Indiana that are not constructed under the Section 3 project.

The design-build project was awarded in 2023 with construction expected to begin in 2024 and be complete in 2026.

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Section 3 Timeline


Section 3 is nearly all Ohio River floodplain and will include construction of two small embankment sections, one near the IN/KY state line at the end of the Ohio River bridge in Section 2 and one near the existing I-69/Veterans Memorial Parkway.

Viaduct bridges will be constructed between the two short embankment sections and to connect the northerly embankment section with existing I-69 just west of Weinbach Avenue.

A new interchange will also be constructed at I-69/Veterans Memorial Parkway, providing free-flow movements in all directions.

I-69 ORX Section 3 has been funded through a $200 million investment by Indiana that was announced by Governor Holcomb in 2021.

The design build project let in 2023. Construction is expected to begin in 2024 and to be complete in 2026.

Construction is expected to take about three construction seasons and is expected to be complete in 2026.

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