GARY | A semi hauling 73,000 pounds of scrap metal rolled over on the ramp to northbound Cline Avenue from the eastbound Borman Expressway on Tuesday, dumping the load and briefly closing both northbound Cline Avenue lanes.
GARY | The eastbound Borman Expressway reopened at the 8.4 mile marker just before Grant Street after a multi-vehicle crash with serious injuries closed all lanes, police said.
GARY | A 33-year-old South Holland man was killed in what police believe was an alcohol-related auto accident on the Borman Expressway early Monday.
I write in response to the Jan. 20 article, “Donnelly tears into state for failure to fix Cline Avenue, calls it shameful.”
Drifting snow and wind chills of 20 to 25 below zero could create problems for Thursday morning commuters.
According to the latest Annual Highway Report Indiana ranks first in rural interstate pavement condition but 22nd in its overall highway performance and efficiency.
Employees of Metro Recycling monitor scrap metal deliveries nonstop on more than a half dozen computer screens mounted in the company's Griffith plant, while still cameras capture photos of every load of scrap weighed.
As the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission considers the proposed Illiana Expressway on Thursday, remember they are planners. They must look to the future, not just what's needed now.
One person was killed and another was seriously injured after a busy night of police responding to multiple wrecks blamed on snowy, slick pavement.
It has been decades since a major interstate highway was built in Northwest Indiana. To help show this, The Times asked historian Richard Lytle of the Hammond Public Library to search for images of the Borman Expressway's early years in the library's archives. Much has changed since 1959, wh…
The median on the Borman Expressway was a vast expanse of grass in the late 1950s. Since then, lanes have been added as traffic increased. There now is no more room left for additional lanes on the expressway. The speed limit has also jumped to 55 mph, from the 40 mph shown in this photo.
In its first stage, the Borman Expressway was a four-lane highway, with two lanes in each direction.
It has been decades since a major interstate highway was built in Northwest Indiana. To help illustrate this, The Times asked historian Richard Lytle of the Hammond Public Library to search for images of the Borman Expressway's early years in the library's archives. Much has changed since 19…
Ever since its opening, the Borman Expressway has seen traffic accidents. Congestion on the road has increased since this photo from the late 1950s.
An crash on the Borman Expressway during the late 1950s. Note the shoulder isn't paved. In the early 1970s, the expressway was extended east of the Ripley Boulevard interchange. Before then, drivers had the choice of exiting to the Indiana Toll Road or Ind. 51.
Local officials from across the region are set to decide this week on a proposal to build the first new stretch of interstate expressway in the region in four decades.
The public comment period for the proposed Illiana Expressway has ended.
The Illiana Expressway, to be built as a toll road, has the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's* blessing and should be included in the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's 2040 transportation plan as well.
CROWN POINT | Lake Councilwoman Christine Cid wishes someone would give her an electoral positioning system to navigate the Illiana Expressway debate.
A few scattered crashes coupled with heavy rains and winds slowed traffic on area expressways and commuter rail during the Wednesday morning rush.
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