Fort to Port highway to open

WOODBURN, Ind. (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland are set to open another section of the U.S. 24 Fort to Port highway.

The two will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning at the spot where the highway crosses the state line in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.

The new section covers the westernmost part of the highway from Defiance, Ohio, to the state line and its first few miles into Indiana.

The four-lane highway eventually will connect Fort Wayne, Ind., with Toledo, Ohio, and replace a heavily traveled, curving, two-lane road.

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