Data Points

Transportation Infrastructure in the Region

A variety of transportation and logistic options:

  • 11,000 miles (17,702 km) of highways, with 14 Interstates; over 60% of the population of the country can easily be reached in one day’s driving time.
  • 4,500 miles (7,242 km) of rail travel
  • 3 international maritime ports, with FTZs
  • Only state with a major interstate under construction; 138 miles (223 km) Interstate 69 extension

Interstate Hub

South Central Indiana boasts a strategic location with its intersection of I-65 (north – south) and I-64 (east – west), placing you at the crossroads of the eastern United States.  This transportation intersection encompasses our ten counties: Bartholomew, Clark, Decatur, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, Washington and the River Ridge Commerce Center.

Air, Rail and Water Transportation

You can reach your markets by using our outstanding air, rail and water connections. We are just minutes away from United Parcel Service’s (UPS) major hub located at the Louisville International Airport, where you can ship by midnight and have next day delivery in a majority of the metropolitan areas of the county. 

Additionally, just up I-65, Federal Express (FedEx) has a major hub at the Indianapolis International Airport, and just to the east, DHL Airways, Inc. has a domestic hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Both hubs also provide you with next day delivery.

Three main rail carriers, CSXNorfolk Southern and Louisville & Indiana Railroad Company, as well as several short lines provide rail service to many of our industrial sites. The Clark Maritime Center, located on the Ohio River, offers full port facilities connecting you to anywhere in the world via the Inland Water System. 

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