[r24] Rep. McClain to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor Planning (9/20/2007)

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Start Date: 9/20/2007 All Day
End Date: 9/20/2007

 (STATEHOUSE) Sept. 20, 2007 - State Representative Rich McClain (R-Logansport) will be in attendance Friday, September 21, for the 25th annual meeting of the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor Inc. (HHIC). The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Logansport Ramada Inn.

"I am pleased to have been actively involved with this project for over twenty-five years. This is an outstanding example of Indiana's desire to remain competitive in the 21st century," said Rep. McClain.

HHIC was founded as a non-profit corporation in 1982 with the goal of advocating state and federal officials to allocate funding toward the highway project.

"Although we still have several years left until this project is complete, the Hoosier Heartland Corridor is already shaping up to address our region's transportation needs. The project promises to increase economic development and to connect our communities."

The project connects three regional economies and eight city economies, including Logansport and Delphi.The Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor will connect I-65 in Lafayette to I-69 in Fort Wayne, and then on to Toledo, OH, ultimately stretching over 200 miles. The project is a part of Major Moves, an initiative Rep. McClain supported in order to connect Logansportand Delphi with key economic centers in the Midwest.

For more information, please contact State Representative Rich McClain at the Statehouse, 200 W. Washington St., Room 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 1-800-382-9841, h24@in.gov.