Work is in full swing on the new West Side Connector in Santa Claus!
This road and trail is a $1.5 million project that consists of a a .33 milee, three lane road and a hiking/biking trail that will run between Holiday Blvd. (IN-245 and Christmas Blvd (IN-162). 80% of the funding comes from federal grants.
In addition to reducing congestion at the main entrance to Christmas Lake Village and providing connectivity to the existing and future trails, it should provide incentive for future retail development in the town.
Construction is schedule to be completed by early fall of this year.
If you haven’t been by the site, here are some pictures as construction begins,