Lawmaker Says SR 101 Extension In The Works

State Road 101 could be extended from U.S. 50 to the Ohio River at Markland Dam.

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - A state lawmaker says an extension of State Road 101 in southeastern Indiana is being studied.

House District 67 State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) made the revelation at Monday’s Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Pre-Legislative Luncheon in Lawrenceburg.

Frye said the Indiana Department of Transportation is looking at potentially extending State Road 101 from U.S. 50 to Markland Dam. Currently, State Road 101 terminates south of Milan at U.S. 50.

“Getting trucks from central Kentucky up to U.S. 50 needs to be done,” Frye told the audience.

No price tag of such a project was mentioned.

The lawmaker spoke of the importance of alleviating traffic on U.S. 50, especially with additional truck traffic resulting from the establishment of the Fourth Port in Lawrenceburg. Frye said INDOT is also studying a solution there, but those plans are in stages too early to share right now.

More from Local News


Parents In Jail After Grandma Finds Meth In Baby Seat

A grandmother says she made a startling discovery in her five-month-old grandson's car seat.

Man Accused Of Meeting Girl On Tinder, Raping Her

The 20-year-old suspect met the 11-year-old girl on the online dating app.

AG Hill Warns Hoosiers Of Fraudulent Emails From Apple Reps

This latest email scam appears to be a classic example of phishing, also known as brand-spoofing.

Local Sports Report - December 13

East Central AquaTrojan Kyra Hall set a new school record in the 100 backstroke Thursday.

South Dearborn Soccer Star McClanahan Signs With The Mount

McClanahan also stars for the Lady Knights basketball team.

Local Sports Report - December 12

East Central girls basketball set a new season-high in points scored during a runaway win Wednesday.

On Air

Trace Adkins Honky Tonk Badonkadonk 21:18
Luke Combs She Got The Best Of Me 17:44
Maren Morris I Could Use A Love Song 17:37
Zac Brown Band Homegrown 17:34