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Mid-States Corridor information, questionnaires at local libraries

The Mid-States Corridor project team is making it easy for residents to find out more information about the project and share their feedback. Project handouts and questionnaires are available at several public libraries in the area, including the libraries in Dubois, Ferdinand, Huntingburg, Jasper, Dale, Otwell, French Lick and Loogootee. The project materials are available…

Mid-States Corridor process leaves residents in the lurch
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Mid-States Corridor process leaves residents in the lurch

Organizers estimated about 600 people showed up for the meeting discussing the Mid-States Corridor at Jasper Middle School Thursday evening. While no new information was released by Lochmueller Group, the company tasked with handling the tiered studies for a proposed improved highway through Dubois County, the information made available about two weeks ago in their…

Mid-States Corridor meetings this week
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Mid-States Corridor meetings this week

The public is invited to a series of meetings to learn more about the process and narrowing options for the location of the proposed highway connecting the improved portion of U.S. 231 to somewhere north of Dubois County. Tuesday, Feb. 18: Loogootee High School201 Brooks Ave., Loogootee, IN Wednesday, Feb. 19: Bedford Middle School1501 N…

Mid-States Corridor: Meetings scheduled to discuss narrowing options
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Mid-States Corridor: Meetings scheduled to discuss narrowing options

Three public meetings are scheduled for next week Preliminary map of alternatives released (see document link at Download button) Several preliminary alternatives for the Mid-States Corridor are advancing for more detailed study. Lochmueller Group, the firm contracted to complete the Tier I study, will continue to study 10 alternatives on a total of five different…

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Potential routes for Mid-States Corridor expected in February

The Tier One study of the Mid-States Corridor is underway and the public will learn more about the potential route through the county in February. Monday evening, German American Bank CEO and president Mark Schroeder, who serves as the president of the Mid-States Corridor Regional Development Authority (RDA), gave the Dubois County Council an update…

MidStates Corridor provides comment forms/information at area libraries
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MidStates Corridor provides comment forms/information at area libraries

The Mid-States Corridor Project Team is making it easy for residents to find out more information about the project and share their opinions. Project handouts and comment forms are available at several public libraries in the area. Residents can pick up a handout, learn more about the project and leave their comments. Project Team members…

List of answers short, but questions and comments on Midstates Corridor sought
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List of answers short, but questions and comments on Midstates Corridor sought

Answers are still short for the inquiries most residents have for the proposed Midstates Corridor destined to cut through Dubois County. But, the project managers want those questions and comments to come in as they move forward in the first phase of the Tier One study. To make it easier, the 250 attendees to the…

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Public meetings scheduled for Midstates Corridor project

A series of public meetings is planned as the Indiana Department of Transportation begins the Tier 1 Environmental Impact study of the proposed Midstates Corridor. Public meetings will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday this week.  Public involvement is a key part of the environmental study process. The first of several public meetings are…

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Braun says Indiana needs to stop looking at federal government for help

U.S. Senator Mike Braun spoke at the Dubois Strong Annual Meeting last Thursday. Speaking without notes, Braun touched on several issues he’s found while starting his freshman term as a senator. The largest being the need for more bipartisanship to get things done. Braun explained the two parties will have to come together around two…