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Public Involvement

Public involvement is an integral element of the Hoosier Heartland Highway S.R. 25 project. This inclusive, ongoing communication program provides information to the public about the project work and opportunities for citizens to make comments, voice concerns, and ask questions that are considered in the decision-making process.

Current Public Involvement Activities include this website, project newsletters, and contract specific public information meetings.

The INDOT Project Team associated with the Hoosier Heartland project includes:

  • Jim Earl, Project Manager
  • Segment One - West Segment, Butler, Fairman and Seufert, Dan Isaacs Project Manager
  • Segment Two - Central Segment Barnardin, Lochmueller and Assoc., Jeff Whitaker Project Manager
  • Segment Three - East Segment American Structurepoint, Sam Balog Project Manager
  • Segment Four - Logansport United Consulting Engineers, Brian Craig Project Manager

Project Public Involvement Background

This proposed project has a history of extensive public involvement dating back to the preliminary study prepared for INDOT in 1995. The work was guided by a Study Task Force composed of 50 members from various levels of state and local governments, private sector interests, farmers, and other key community representatives. The task force played a major role in the planning process. Additionally, eight rounds of public meetings were held with average attendance of nearly 300 people per round. The input received significantly influenced the direction of the proposed project and its recommendations.

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