State reassessing patterns for county, southside


Vehicles travel on State Road 135 near County Line Road during a brief snow Saturday. Residents have complained that State Road 135 in Johnson County is more snow covered compared to Marion County. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal

Drivers traveling along State Road 135 are accustomed to driving on slippery snow and ice in Johnson County until it changes to freshly plowed and salted pavement in Marion County.

But the state is considering options to do a better job clearing roadways that currently can make a treacherous commute for Center Grove area commuters.

Kyle Nash works varying shifts for Indianapolis Power and Light so he crosses the county line at many different times, whether it’s 4:30 a.m. or 8:30 p.m. No matter the time of day, the Johnson County side is always sloppier with snow and ice on the road, compared with the clean pavement in Marion County, he said.

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