TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Planners hope to have a bulk of the Cumberland Avenue Extension finished by the end of the year. When it's complete, Cumberland will wrap around through the new U.S. 231 Corridor and connect with Klondike Road.
Tippecanoe County Highway Department Executive Director Opal Kuhl said all of the curbs are finished. Work is still being done to sidewalks and trails, and the road is beginning to be surfaced.
She said once it is done it will balance out traffic.
"A lot of people that shop in the Wal-Mart area, in that vicinity, it will give them another option heading west," Kuhl said. "They can use Cumberland, they can use Lindberg [Road], or they could use 52."
Kuhl hopes to get the project open by April 26. Eighty percent of the $4.6 million project is federally funded.
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