A portion of the highway most recently opened last month near Rockfield.
Weatherwax said the festivities will be “the final spike” in what will become a transcontinental highway running through the state.
“Once it’s done, you can travel safely in four lanes of traffic from Lafayette to Toledo,” he said. “It’s a beautiful thing and I think it’s going to create many opportunities and jobs for us in this region.”
Mitchell Kirk is a staff reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. He can be reached at 574-732-5130 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him: @PharosMAK
If you go: WHAT: Hoosier Heartland ribbon cutting WHEN: 11:45 a.m. Oct. 23 WHERE: Ribbon cutting at Ivy Tech Community College, 1 Ivy Tech Way; luncheon at Logansport-Cass County Airport, 3735 S. Airport Road COST: $1,000 for corporate table, $500 for community table, $20 per person, $10 per vehicle for caravan INFO: To preregister, visit townofcamden.org or contact Camden Clerk Treasurer Patricia Casserly at 574-686-2121 or email@example.com. Registration and check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 23 at Ivy Tech and Logansport-Cass County Airport.