Editorial: Commerce connector not something we need

In 2006, then-Gov. Mitch Daniels proposed the Indiana Commerce Connector, an interstate-style highway that would form an outer loop around Indianapolis and cut through the heart of Johnson County. The next year, in the face of heated opposition, he dropped the idea.

That should have been the end of the matter. But now a statewide business group made up of manufacturing, warehousing and logistics companies wants to try to bring back the project because it would cut transportation times for their products and reduce traffic congestion around Indianapolis.

So just like one of those creatures from a 1930s horror movie, this monster has returned.

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