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(Wayne County, IN)--Representative Dick Hamm’s office on Thursday released details of the Next Level Roads Plan for Wayne County.  Wayne County will receive more than $62 million in the next five years that will be dedicated to local infrastructure projects – mainly road and bridge repair.  By 2022, 159 miles of roadway will have been resurfaced and 33 bridges will have been fixed or replaced.  Some of the bigger projects include replacing the bridge on U.S. 40 over Nolands Fork Creek in 2022 and reconstructing the I-70 interchanges at U.S. 40 and State Road 227.  That will take place in 2021.  County-by-county details of Indiana’s Next Level Roads Plan were released Thursday.  Union County will get $2.8 million in the next five years.  Fayette County will get $7.2 million.  Randolph County is in line for $17.5 million in road and bridge upgrades.  And, Franklin County will get $14.5 million.  All of those counties will see major highways resurfaced.