Traffic on Calumet Avenue in Munster, especially near the 45th Avenue choke point, with the railroad tracks there, has been sluggish for years. An overpass is necessary.
MUNSTER | The town has commissioned a high-level study of vehicular traffic on Calumet Avenue to determine the best synchronization of traffic signals.
MUNSTER | The Munster Redevelopment Commission recently gave its blessing to the use of $500,000 in TIF revenue for projects at Community Park.
VALPARAISO | After looking at the various pathway projects under consideration, the city's Redevelopment Commission agreed Wednesday to start small in 2014 until it has a better idea of costs and revenue.
HAMMOND | Officials are investigating hazardous material that was found Thursday at the Public Storage facility in the 4000 block of Calumet Avenue.
MUNSTER | Town officials have taken another step to make the underpass/overpass project at Calumet Avenue and 45th Street a reality.
MUNSTER | Traffic will be reduced to one lane northbound on Calumet Avenue near the intersection of Lions Club Drive beginning at 8 a.m Wednesday through Friday.
MUNSTER | Restaurants such as Noodles & Company and Meatheads Burgers and Fries could be coming to the Lake Business Center in Munster.
VALPARAISO | Digging up the five-points intersection for the roundabout construction has been like a trip through the city's past. Only Indian burial mounds and maybe a dinosaur skeleton are lacking so far.
DYER | The proponents of a new commercial development along Calumet Avenue in Dyer are seeking a tax abatement from the town.
MUNSTER | The driver of a vehicle who was following another too closely is being blamed for a four-vehicle crash Monday morning near Centennial Park.
HAMMOND | A flash fire at a Hammond trucking company Saturday destroyed buildings and equipment and sent black smoke billowing, darkening the skies of Hammond and East Chicago.
MUNSTER | Preliminary design and final engineering reports are on schedule for the underpass/overpass project at Calumet Avenue and realignment of 45th Street in Munster.
VALPARAISO | The city liked a resident's suggestion for a left-turn arrow on northbound Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue so much it decided to install arrows on the southbound side, too.
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.
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