A bill currently in progression in the Indiana Statehouse seeks to name a section of State Road 56 the “Sgt. Ben Bertram memorial mile.” The Bill was authored by State Representatives Chris Garten (R-45) and Michael Crider (R-28) previously passed the Homeland Security and Transportation Committee and was sponsored in the Indiana House by Rep. Terry Goodin.
SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly expresses its deepest gratitude and sympathies to the family of Sergeant Ben Bertram and urges the Indiana Department of Transportation to honor Sergeant Bertram by naming a mile of State Road 56 from the north junction of State Road 3 to one mile east of the north junction of State Road 3 the “Sgt. Ben Bertram Memorial Mile”.