DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
State highway closings. Provides that the Indiana department of transportation (department), before letting a contract for a proposed project that would construct or improve a state highway and require the closure of the state highway for at least five consecutive days, is required to provide notice of the proposed project to governmental bodies serving the area affected by the proposed highway closure. Authorizes a governmental body, within 30 days after being notified, to submit to the department written objections to the proposed project. Requires the department, if it receives written objections, to respond to the written objections at a regularly scheduled meeting of a governmental body serving the area affected by the proposed highway closure.