Evansville City Council

Updated at 11:44 a.m. CT.

Some Evansville city councilmembers are concerned about an Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) draft of suggestions to improve, but the council denied a resolution calling for public hearings about the highway’s future at its Monday night meeting.

Councilwoman Missy Mosby introduced the resolution because she’s concerned over what she sees as a lack of public input in INDOT’s long-term plans for the expressway.  

Boonville Bypass To Open Friday Afternoon

Aug 17, 2018
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A ribbon-cutting at 3 p.m. Friday in Threshermans Park will mark the opening of a long-awaited road near Boonville. 

Steve Law owns a car dealership on State Road 62 just west of the Boonville city limits. He sees the new Boonville Bypass when he stands in the lot of Law Chevrolet Buick.

But that’s not all he sees.

"Honestly anytime we see growth in Boonville and Warrick County as a business owner gets us really excited," he said.

Nightime closure on Twin Bridges next week

Sep 15, 2017

Traffic on the Twin Bridges will become more restricted during the overnight hours, starting next week. 


The Indiana Department of Transportation says contractors will shut down the southbound bridge between Evansville and Henderson from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. as part of the ongoing Fix for 41 Project.

INDOT says in a news release that crews will begin pavement overlay on the southbound span, requiring the bridge to be closed.

The operation is expected to take about a week depending on weather conditions.

INDOT hearings set

Mar 27, 2017

You have a chance to weigh in on future Indiana Department of Transportation projects. 

INDOT is asking for your input on which highway projects should get top priority over the next five years. The information will be used to complete what’s known as the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. The STIP is used to prioritize the use of federal highway funding, among other things.

First accumulating snow possible

Jan 4, 2017

The first accumulating snow of the season for the Evansville area is expected Thursday.

The National Weather Service says an upper-level storm system will produce a swath of light snow, reaching the I-64 corridor of southern Illinois early Thursday.

Forecasters say the bulk of the accumulating snow should fall during the morning hours in the Evansville area.

The weather service is predicting one-to-two inches in the Tri-State.

It’s expected to taper off from west to east Thursday afternoon.