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Dyer awards contract for Canadian National Railway screen

DYER | The sole bid for Phase One of the Canadian National Railway tracks landscape screening project has come in over budget, but the Town Council accepted it anyway.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Canadian National Railway barrier ready to go out for bids

DYER | The first phase of a planted land barrier along the CN rail tracks is ready to go out to bid.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Don't let trains keep blocking planes

EDITORIAL: Don't let trains keep blocking planes

Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion has been delayed yet again. This time, the deadline has been extended until August 2015.

July 23, 2014 12:05 am

Prepare for traffic headaches on U.S. 30

Whether caused by long trains or construction, traffic back-ups along U.S. 30 near the Indiana-Illinois state line create headaches for drivers, municipal officials, law enforcement and emergency services personnel.

July 19, 2014 9:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Intermodal solutions to Indiana’s infrastructure woes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Intermodal solutions to Indiana’s infrastructure woes

Now is a good time to contemplate the difficult job county governments and others face in maintaining and enhancing our transportation infrastructure here in Indiana and nationally.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

VALPARAISO | With the goal of raising $150,000 by June 1, the Porter County Building Trades Corp. kicked off the campaign to move the Canadian National train station to the Porter County Career and Technical Center property on Thursday.

May 01, 2014 6:15 pm Photos


Canadian National crossing in Griffith to be closed for repair

GRIFFITH | The Canadian National Railway crossing at Colfax Avenue will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday for crossing repairs.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

CN to close White Oak Ave. crossing beginning Monday

MUNSTER | The Canadian National Railway is closing the at-grade crossing at White Oak Avenue, just south of 45th Street, for improvements from Monday to May 2.

April 14, 2014 11:00 pm
Trains roll on in region

Trains roll on in region

A Times analysis of Canadian National operating reports for February shows blockages of 10 minutes or more have tripled during the past two years

April 12, 2014 11:00 pm Photos



Valpo OKs contract for pedestrian crossings at CN tracks

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract with TranSystems Friday to design pedestrian crossings at seven Canadian National railroad tracks locations.

March 28, 2014 3:00 pm

Blocked rail crossings rile Munster officials

MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing on White Oak Avenue near 45th Street.

March 12, 2014 4:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The 1912 Grand Trunk depot in Valparaiso is a historic building and should be saved. Even better is a plan to turn this into a learning experience.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am

Traffic volume, noise increase since rail lines switch hands, residents claim

DYER | Train traffic has doubled and the noise level has increased since Canadian National Railway bought the former EJ&E line in 2009, several hundred Dyer residents say.

November 16, 2013 10:00 pm
Future clearer for Calumet Avenue overhaul in Munster

Future clearer for Calumet Avenue overhaul in Munster

MUNSTER | For drivers battling an increased number of long trains on railroad tracks and heavy traffic along Calumet Avenue and two portions of 45th Avenue, the proposed underpass/overpass project  probably can’t start soon enough.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Rail crossing repairs to close part of Chicago Avenue this week

EAST CHICAGO | Repairs to the Canadian National Railway crossing at Chicago Avenue will close part of the road this week.

August 17, 2013 8:00 pm

M'ville awaits repairs at rail crossings

MERRILLVILLE | The town could receive improvements to multiple Canadian National Railway crossings.

February 27, 2013 8:15 pm
Griffith a great place to live, work or visit

Griffith a great place to live, work or visit

There are a number of things that make Griffith a great place to live, work or visit.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Canadian National merges local railroads

Canadian National Railway has completed a merger of its EJ&E Railway into its Wisconsin Central subsidiary, in a move the company said will have no impact on extensive improvements it pledged when it acquired the EJ&E in 2009.

December 31, 2012 2:15 pm

Valparaiso Schools reaffirms Berta as leader

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso School Board President Mark Maassel began Tuesday night’s meeting with a moment of silence to remember the lives lost in Newtown, Conn.

December 18, 2012 8:49 pm

Valpo board hears 2013 stormwter budget plan

VALPARAISO | The city expects to be more than halfway through the "Super 17" stormwater project list by the end of 2013, including the first phase of the Chautauqua Park flood relief system.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am
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