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FUTURE OF VEHICLE TRAFFIC: $30M project proposed in Whitley Co.

August 22, 2014

Dan Avery, executive director of the Northeastern Indiana Regional Coordinating Council, spoke to the Whitley County Commissioners Monday regarding a feasibility study for possible reconstruction of East County Line Road from U.S. 30 to U.S. 24. The proposed, multi-year project was estimated to cost approximately $30,000,000.

WHITLEY COUNTY — With the proposal of a full-service truck stop planned for the northwest corner of U.S. 30 and East County Line Road, Whitley County officials are looking at the future of vehicle traffic on the county line (County Road 800 East). According to conducted studies, approximately 1,600-1,700 semi-trucks travel East County Line Road between U.S. 24 and U.S. 30 a day.

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