ELKHART, Ind. — State troopers are set to move into a new state police post along the Indiana Toll Road.
The new post just northeast of Elkhart will be used by about 60 troopers who patrol the toll road and will replace their existing headquarters in a converted 1950s-era gas station about 25 miles to the west in South Bend.
State police say the new post will go into use on Wednesday. The project was paid for by the private company that took over operations of the toll road in 2006.
Post commander Lt. Dallard Tackett says state police long ago out grew the South Bend post. The new building is more than triple the size of the previous post and will also provide space for several state excise officers.
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