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INDOT under review for what they paid for land along I-69

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The Federal Highway Administration is reviewing the prices Indiana paid to acquire land for highway projects across the state.
    
The portion of the federal investigation conducted at the Indiana Department of Transportation's Indianapolis office concluded last week, but officials are still analyzing that they found.
    
Similar reviews have stripped local governments of federal funds.
    
Indiana offered $7 million for 32 properties that its appraisers valued at less than half that amount.
    
INDOT spokesman Will Wing field says the agency follows state and federal laws for acquiring land and is working with the FHA on the review.
    
Gov. Mike Pence has told his top ethics officer to look into land acquisition payments to an INDOT official and his relatives.

 

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