I-69 Extension Opens Near Evansville (Photos)

By Scott Sarvay

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    Governor Mitch Daniels cuts the ribbon opening the newest section of I-69 near Evansville.

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November 19, 2012 Updated Nov 19, 2012 at 7:41 PM EDT

Evansville, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Governor Mitch Daniels attended the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the opening of the first section of the I-69 extension slated to eventually run from Evansville to Indianapolis.

An Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman said the project's first 67 miles cost just under $900 million, about 25 percent under cost estimates.

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