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More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

More traffic tie-ups, fewer horns are rail deal's legacy

GRIFFITH | Sometimes people will dash out of their cars and run into Eric Gutridge's gunsmith shop on Broad Street and ask if he can blue a barrel or work on a gun sight.

April 10, 2014 11:52 am Photos

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Quiet zones coming to Schererville railroad crossings

Quiet zones coming to Schererville railroad crossings

SCHERERVILLE | After about four years of work, two Canadian National railroad crossings will receive quiet zone designations.

May 12, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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A ride on Little Obie

A ride on Little Obie

Representatives from Canadian National Railroad bring their miniature train, "Little Obie", to John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville to teach children about train safety.

April 22, 2013 10:32 pm

Dyer quiet zone work could begin this month

DYER | With bids out for the railroad quiet zone project, work could begin as early as this month.

April 07, 2013 8:30 pm
Freight train derailment in Gary causes short halt of South Shore service

Freight train derailment in Gary causes short halt of South Shore service

GARY | South Shore train service resumed Saturday morning following a halt in operations overnight because of a freight train derailment in Gary.

March 30, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Freight train derailment in Gary causes short halt of South Shore service

Freight train derailment in Gary causes short halt of South Shore service

About 35 train cars derailed near the Broadway entrance to U.S. Steel early Saturday. The cars were part of a 104-car Canadian National train traveling west. A CN spokesman said train employees would be working the rest of the weekend to clean up.

March 30, 2013 1:17 pm
Freight train derailment in Gary causes short halt of South Shore service

Freight train derailment in Gary causes short halt of South Shore service

About 35 cars in a 104-car Canadian National freight train derailed early Saturday near the Broadway entrance to U.S. Steel. Some of the cars were carrying hazardous waste, but no leaks or spills were reported.

March 30, 2013 1:17 pm

Chautauqua Park flood relief contract awarded

VALPARAISO | It was almost like divine intervention. Valparaiso needed to get rid of a lot of dirt, and St. Paul Church needed a lot of dirt to fill its backyard.

February 26, 2013 5:52 pm

Valpo ready to seek bids on Chautauqua Park project

ArVALPARAISO | The long-awaited relief from flooded streets and basements in the Chautauqua Park area appears headed for construction by the end of March.

December 17, 2012 12:00 am

Chautauqua Park flood relief project may start in early 2013

VALPARAISO | The plans are done, and the city is in the process of acquiring the land needed for the massive Chautauqua Park stormwater relief project.

October 20, 2012 9:00 pm

18-year-old Valparaiso man hit by train

VALPARAISO | An 18-year-old Valparaiso man was struck by a train Saturday morning on the Canadian National Railroad tracks near Yellowstone Road.

August 13, 2012 12:30 pm

Canadian National cuts back on Kirk Yard expansion

Canadian National Railway Co. is scaling back its Kirk Yard project in Gary by keeping a major locomotive repair facility in Illinois, while moving ahead with $141 million in other investments at Kirk Yard.

July 13, 2012 5:00 pm Related

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Horse gives birth after rescue from railroad bridge

Horse gives birth after rescue from railroad bridge

UNION TOWNSHIP | A horse spooked by Fourth of July fireworks broke out of her stall and became stuck on a busy railroad bridge Wednesday evening.

July 05, 2012 10:15 am Photos

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Broad St roadwork in Griffith

Broad St roadwork in Griffith

Broad Street in Griffith will be closed between Main Street and the Canadian National Railroad crossing for approximately five weeks.

June 11, 2012 2:51 pm
Broad St roadwork in Griffith

Broad St roadwork in Griffith

Broad Street in Griffith will be closed between Main Street and the Canadian National Railroad crossing until July 17. Town officials hope the roadwork will not affect businees, such as Griffith Rentals and Sales, too adversely.

June 11, 2012 2:51 pm
Broad St roadwork in Griffith

Broad St roadwork in Griffith

Broad Street in Griffith will be closed between Main Street and the Canadian National Railroad crossing for several weeks. It is hoped that the roadwork will not affect businesses too adversely.

June 11, 2012 2:51 pm

Valpo opens bids for Calumet Ave. reconstruction

VALPARAISO | Reconstruction of Calumet Avenue between the Canadian National railroad tracks and Evans Avenue is expected to begin by mid-June.

April 26, 2012 7:15 pm

NICTD faces NATO showdown

Passengers who travel on South Shore Line commuter trains might have to find alternative transportation during the NATO summit May 20 and 21 at McCormick Place.

March 30, 2012 2:00 pm

Lack of final rail agreement raises alarms at airport

The Gary/Chicago International Airport has nailed down an agreement with one more railroad to make way for its expansion, but a critical agreement with Canadian National Railway continues to be elusive.

February 27, 2012 7:00 pm

Eight companies vie to build airport overpass

Eight construction companies submitted bids Jan. 12 to build a vehicle overpass for railroad tracks on Airport Road, with Superior Construction Co. Inc., of Gary, the apparent low bidder at $11.45 million.

January 18, 2012 3:15 pm
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