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What is a STIP?

The STIP is Indiana’s four-year transportation improvement program. It is prepared in cooperation with local government entities throughout Indiana, including Transportation Planning Regions (TPRs), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), and Regional Planning Organizations (RPOs). The STIP identifies the funding and the scheduling of transportation projects and programs by fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). It includes all state and local transportation projects funded with federal highway and/or federal transit funding along with 100 percent% state funded transportation projects (including highway, passenger rail, freight, public transit, bicycle and pedestrian), and projects in the national parks.

How is the STIP Developed?

Indiana has both a decentralized and centralized programming process. Projects are submitted by the six INDOT districts and selected through an agency-wide, statewide asset management process in coordination with MPOs, local public agencies, and transit coordinators. Stakeholder and public input is collected by the MPOs, RPOs, and INDOT at various points within the STIP development process. The STIP is approved by the Federal Highway Authority (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Authority (FTA). The STIP is developed on a two-year cycle and amended monthly.

How is the STIP Amended?

Once a STIP is approved by FHWA and FTA, major changes to federally funded projects must be approved through a formal amendment process by FHWA/FTA. Lesser changes or the correction of incorrect information in the STIP can be accomplished through the Administrative Modification process, which does not require federal approval. INDOT has developed a specific guidelines to define requirements for STIP amendments and modifications.

How to Get Involved?

Proactive public involvement is a key component of the state's transportation planning processes. There are multiple opportunities along the way for the public and stakeholders to have a voice in the STIP process. You can attend annual district public meetings, contact your respective INDOT district office regarding transportation facility needs, attend MPO meetings in your area of interest, and participate in the STIP public comment period. For more information on the STIP, please view our STIP Public Primer Document.


INDOT’s Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) which covers state fiscal years 2016-2019. STIP is a four-year planning document that lists all projects expected to be funded in those four years with Federal funds and those state-funded projects that have been deemed as Regionally Significant. This page also includes publications relating to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

STIP FY 2016-2019 (Current STIP)

STIP FY 2018-2021 - Under Development

The 2017 INDOT STIP public meetings are tentatively planned for March and April 2017 in each INDOT district. At these meetings, INDOT staff will gather public input and comments on proposed initiatives. Because stakeholder and public contributions are important to the planning process, the district meetings are an opportunity to engage community groups and the public and encourage them to get involved. Below are dates and locations of the INDOT district public meetings.

  • March 28, 2017 – 4-7 p.m., Seymour District Office
    The Seymour District meeting will be held at the Seymour District Office building, 185 Agrico Lane, Seymour, IN.
  • March 29, 2017 – 4-7 p.m., Vincennes District Office
    The Vincennes District meeting will be held at the Subdistrict Office building, 3650 South U.S. 41, Vincennes, IN.
  • March 30, 2017 – 4-7 p.m., Crawfordsville Public Library
    The meeting will be held in the Donnelley Room at the Crawfordsville Library, 205 South Washington, Crawfordsville, IN.
  • April 11, 2017 – 3-6 p.m., La Porte District Office
    The LaPorte District meeting will be held at the LaPorte District Office building, 315 East Boyd Boulevard, La Porte, IN.
  • April 12, 2017 – 4-7 p.m., Fort Wayne Subistrict Office
    The Fort Wayne District meeting will be held at the Fort Wayne Subdistrict office building, 5333 Hatfield Road, Fort Wayne, IN.
  • April 13, 2017 – 4-7 p.m., Indianapolis Traffic Maintenance Center
    The Greenfield District meeting will be held at INDOT’s Indianapolis Traffic Management Center, 8620 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN.

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Contact Information

Michael McNeil
STIP Director
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 North Senate Ave, IGCN 955
Indianapolis, IN  46204