A roadway explicitly designed for semi-trucks and trailers opened in southern Indiana.
The Heavy Haul Transportation Corridor (HHTC), which runs between River Ridge Commerce Center and Port of Indiana, is a two-lane route built to handle vehicles weighing up to 134,000 pounds.
Officials claim that the new route is adequate for both cars and large trucks, but that heavy vehicle will find it "more direct" and "safer."
"They don't have to deal with as much day-to-day traffic. It is also safer for visitors from the area.
They don't have to deal with big vehicles and all that comes with them "INDOT spokeswoman Natalie Garrett confirmed this.
This much-anticipated road opened in 2019 and has so far cost more than 14 million dollars.
Mike Moore, the mayor of Jeffersonville at the time, stated that the purpose