Governor Mike Pence today directed the State Budget Agency to release funding for the "Major Moves 2020" highway construction program. Pence joined House Speaker Brian Bosma to announce initial plans for investing up to $400 million in the next generation of highway expansion.
"Roads mean jobs, and Major Moves 2020 will improve Indiana's transportation infrastructure to enhance our position as the Crossroads of America," said Governor Pence. "Major Moves 2020 will put Hoosiers to work now and reinforce Indiana's position as a national transportation hub and a global distribution powerhouse. It is one of the reasons Indiana continues to be recognized as a great place to do business."
"Transferring up to $400M to improve and expand major infrastructure in our state translates into thousands of jobs for Hoosiers. Approving this transfer could allow us to leverage federal funding. I am pleased we were able to deliver on our promise to improve Indiana's transportation system this session while remaining fiscally responsible. Indiana is the Crossroads of America, and we made strides this session to maintain that prestigious reputation," said Speaker Bosma.