Wider intersection at Edgewood Avenue, new turn lanes part of summertime facelift

Commuters taking a major road to and from Indianapolis should see less congestion once a contruction project is completed this summer.

The Indiana Department of Transportation is planning a $418,500 intersection reconstruction project at State Road 135 and Edgewood Avenue on the southside starting in May. The project will add new turn lanes in an effort to reduce traffic congestion.

More than 33,000 vehicles passed through the intersection daily during the most recent traffic count taken in 2000, and traffic on the two-lane road tends to back up, department of transportation Greenfield district media relations director Harry Maginity said.

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