Indiana seeks $5M from contractor for faulty asphalt
INDIANAPOLIS -- The state is seeking to recoup more than $5 million from a contractor accused of using faulty asphalt on a road project state officials say began falling apart shortly after completion.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is demanding $5.15 million from Fort Wayne-based Brooks Construction Co. unless the company agrees to remove and replace three miles of the Hoosier Heartland Highway it completed in 2012, according to a letter INDOT sent to the company Friday.
It is the first time state transportation officials have taken action against a contractor since acknowledging... read more
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