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Final stretch of "Fort-To-Port" U.S. 24 project opens

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ALLEN COUNTY, Indiana -

A ribbon-cutting is set for this morning along the final 8-mile stretch of U.S. 24 that has not yet opened. It will connect Indiana State Route 101 to the I-469 beltway.

According to a news release from the Indiana Department of Transportation, this will complete the 9-year project of converting the route to a four-lane divided highway from Ft. Wayne, Indiana to the "Port" of Toledo.

In August, the Ohio Department of Transportation cut the ribbon on its last piece of the project. Ohio's portion has a price tag of just over $169M. It was funded through federal and state gas tax dollars.

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