East side story

Photo Gallery:

Click to view (7 Photos)

Communities along the 106½-mile route that carries the Louisville & Indiana Railroad between Indianapolis and Louisville know they’re in for a change if a federal agency approves a $90 million upgrade.

At least one of those communities — Columbus — has started talking about building an overpass to carry State Road 46 over the railroad. That overpass would alleviate delays caused by what could be a dozen or more new trains expected to use the line each day.

Jackson County officials, however, have launched an effort to open a second ambulance station on the east side of the tracks. That’s where 63 percent of the ambulance runs in the city were made in 2013.

This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

All content copyright ©2016 The Tribune, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.