Officials have broken ground on the long-awaited Boonville Bypass.
Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann was among the dignitaries that formally launched the bypass project Thursday.
In a news release, Ellspermann says getting the bypass underway is thanks to – quote -- “cooperative efforts of state and local officials.”
Earth moving, clearing, and utility work began in July.
The $17 million bypass will reroute State Road 61 to the west of Downtown Boonville, from New Harmony Road to the intersection of state roads 261 and 62.