INDOT plans project to address dangerous intersection

A construction project will address issues at the intersection of State Road 57 and Meridian street in Washington Indiana.

Posted: Mar 20, 2019 7:12 PM
Updated: Mar 20, 2019 7:12 PM

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group.. contact launch terre haute directly. car accidents have plagued a washington, indiana intersection for years... now... state leaders are working to fix some of the issues at the intersection. we're talking about the intersection of state road 57 and meridian street... plans are in the works to make that intersection easier to get through.. and that's where we find news 10 bureau chief gary brian. he joins us live with how the project will make the area safer.. state road 57 and south meridian street meets at a "y" here in washington indiana. this has caused confusion and car accidents at the intersection. a road project could get of that confusion. the indiana department of transportation says two thirds of the accidents are rear-end accidents. that could be caused by confusion with when stop. crews will remove the 'y' intersection..making it a t plans are to have meridian turn before the point where the roads currently meet... that will make it intersect state road 57 at a ninety degree angle. turn lanes will also be added to state road 57. project costs are estimated at 1 point 15 million dollars. indot hopes to begin construction next spring. crews say they will work with neighbors throughout the project. live in washington gb, news 10. an
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