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.
SCHERERVILLE | After about four years of work, two Canadian National railroad crossings will receive quiet zone designations.
Representatives from Canadian National Railroad bring their miniature train, "Little Obie", to John Wood Elementary School in Merrillville to teach children about train safety.
DYER | With bids out for the railroad quiet zone project, work could begin as early as this month.
GARY | South Shore train service resumed Saturday morning following a halt in operations overnight because of a freight train derailment in Gary.
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.
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.
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.
ArVALPARAISO | The long-awaited relief from flooded streets and basements in the Chautauqua Park area appears headed for construction by the end of March.
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.
VALPARAISO | An 18-year-old Valparaiso man was struck by a train Saturday morning on the Canadian National Railroad tracks near Yellowstone Road.
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.
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.
Broad Street in Griffith will be closed between Main Street and the Canadian National Railroad crossing for approximately five weeks.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | Reconstruction of Calumet Avenue between the Canadian National railroad tracks and Evans Avenue is expected to begin by mid-June.
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.
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.
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.
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