VALPARAISO | The five-points roundabout was five years in the making and will take about five months for the building.
MUNSTER | Three major economic development projects are now possible because the Town Council recently amended the Munster Economic Development Area, town officials said.
The reconfiguration of Calumet Avenue between the railroad tracks and Evans Avenue has caused terrible traffic backups and delays after the train goes through. Now there's word of adding turn signals to the lights that will delay traffic even more.
VALPARAISO | About 15 people attended Wednesday's meeting on the five-points roundabout with objections from only a couple of residents about it causing difficulty making left turns into businesses without the traffic signals creating breaks.
VALPARAISO | Construction of a five-legged, two-lane roundabout is expected to start later this month, and Valparaiso is holding a meeting Wednesday night at the Valparaiso YMCA to explain how it will be done.
VALPARAISO | With construction of the five-points roundabout expected to begin soon, the city set up a Web page to help people deal with the schedule and road closings. There's even a video on how to drive in a two-lane roundabout.
MUNSTER | Crews were working to repair a water main break Monday night at Calumet Avenue and Evergreen Lane.
VALPARAISO | The locations of Valparaiso's worst intersections for crashes doesn't change much from year to year, just the ranking, but city Engineering Director Tim Burkman hopes to see some change in four on U.S. 30.
MUNSTER | The town is requesting public input as it considers closing the River Drive and Calumet Avenue intersection.
VALPARAISO | The northbound and southbound lanes on Calumet Avenue will be restricted from Bush Street (Canadian National Railroad tracks) to Evans Avenue now through Aug. 27 for streetscape, sidewalks, lighting and roadwork.
Moving her specialty children's shoe store to Munster Shops on Calumet Avenue has helped increase the visibility of Big ‘N Little Shoes, say owner Millie Gabrys.
VALPARAISO | Reconstruction of Calumet Avenue between the Canadian National railroad tracks and Evans Avenue is expected to begin by mid-June.
The eastbound lanes on the Borman Expressway near Calumet Avenue were backed up for hours Tuesday after a semitrailer rolled over, Indiana State Police said.
MUNSTER | Southbound traffic on Calumet Avenue near 45th Street, and north of Ridge Road to the Munster/Hammond line, will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24 and 25.
HAMMOND | Police briefly chased a vehicle Wednesday on Calumet Avenue after the driver hit a pole and continued down the road.
VALPARAISO | Two more sections of North Calumet Avenue will receive a face-lift in the near future.
MUNSTER | Repairs on a leaking water main are forcing closure of one northbound and one southbound lane on Calumet Avenue between Fisher Street and Fisher Place, officials said.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission took steps this week to prepare for construction of the roundabout at Silhavy and Vale Park Roads.
VALPARAISO | Work on the city's next roundabout is expected to begin in about a week.
MUNSTER | Massive traffic backups at Calumet Avenue and 45th Street caused by trains might become part of the town's history in the next six years.
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