And as Gov. Mike Pence told the crowd gathered at Ivy Tech Wednesday, this road will mean jobs for the area.
“If you’re going to be the Crossroads of America,” he said, “You better have the roads to back it up.”
Cass and Carroll counties most certainly are backing it up, and then some.
Even though the road is completed — minus a few tweaks here and there — don’t expect those same business leaders and elected officials to take a break now. In fact, we’re certain we’ll see them kicking into high gear now.
Now the hunt for economic growth along the corridor begins, and we fully expect to see those same forward-thinking business leaders and elected officials driving it home.