Downtown I-65/I-70 is wearing out. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to start over—and revitalize the state’s biggest economic engine.
Let’s Rebuild It Right.
“Our vision is to take Indiana to the next level by improving transportation and quality of life.”
This is about more than transportation. The reconstruction of I-65/I-70 will reshape the core of our state, affecting economic development, housing and public health. This project has the potential to:
Upholding Ike’s Vision
The massive interstates dividing cities and neighborhoods were never part of President Eisenhower’s vision for American highways:
“[President Eisenhower] went on to say that the matter of running Interstate routes through the congested parts of the cities was entirely against his original concept and wishes… He added that those who had not advised him that such was being done, and those who steered the program in such a direction, had not followed his wishes.”
Notes from Meeting April 6th, 1960
Source: Eisenhower Presidential Library Archives
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