Work is underway in Evansville to remove human remains from dozens of unmarked graves at the old State Hospital grounds.
Experts have been carefully digging and sifting through the dirt here at the corner of the Lloyd Expressway and Vann Avenue. They're excavating human remains of as many as 70 people, some who have been buried here for nearly a century. The remains are being moved to make way for a pedestrian overpass to be constructed over the Lloyd.
The collection process could take a few more weeks. The remains will then be moved to Oak Hill Cemetery for permanent burial.
Keepes says work on the new overpass is set for early next year.
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