New road added to relieve Holiday World traffic

New road added to relieve Holiday World traffic
(Source: Holiday World)

SANTA CLAUS, IN (WFIE) - It's Christmas in July in Santa Claus. People living in the town are getting a new way to avoid heavy traffic near Holiday World.

Town officials say they're adding a new road to connect Highway 162 with Highway 245.

It's a $1.3 million project mostly being funded by federal grant money.

Construction has already started.

The road is expected to be open by late fall to early winter

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