Cline Avenue Bridge
Proponents of traditional public schools are upset about the Indiana General Assembly forgiving startup loans for charter schools — even schools that failed. They make a good point.
In recent weeks, I've been weaving around on U.S. 30, U.S. 421 and other highways. My driving would look suspicious to anyone who couldn't see I've been dodging potholes.
Bravo to Rich James for his April 10 column. James exposed the two Republican members of the Lake County Council (Eldon Strong and Republican County Chairman Dan Dernulc) for playing politics with the Local Option Income Tax.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and a private toll bridge company say a new Cline Avenue Bridge is a go and could be open to cars and trucks within as little as 2.5 years.
If Lake County were a person, he’d probably be a punch-drunk fighter.
Indiana legislators seem to be racing toward handing over state tax money to the Terre Haute company that owns the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This has irony written all over it.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland on Thursday said construction of the new Cline Avenue Bridge could start as early as April, with state officials now concluding land swaps that will put the bridge right of way in the hands of a private company.
Nothing reinforces disparaging comments about the Hoosier Holy Land ignoring the far corners of the state quite like Senate Bill 91.
President Barack Obama spoke of building bridges during his State of the Union address Tuesday, which ought to be popular in Northwest Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago, a 1.2-mile span that once carried 35,000 vehicles a day, is being rebuilt by a private company that will charge a toll to drive it because the state of Indiana refused to spend $30 million to replace it.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's State of the State address Tuesday focused on job creation and education, two intertwined subjects. Both require significant attention.
New Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has hit the ground running, addressing key economic development issues on his first day in office. That's a good start.
The Cline Avenue Bridge has met its end.
EAST CHICAGO | A large chunk of the Cline Avenue Bridge continues to stand over the west side of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal, despite earlier assurances from state officials the entire bridge would be down by the end of 2012.
Gary airport soars again
Just before Thanksgiving, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced Hoosier income taxpayers would receive $111 each next year on their tax returns. That's because of the state's $2.15 billion surplus.
HAMMOND | Workers following an aggressive schedule to tear down the condemned Cline Avenue overpass by the end of the year may be starting a little too early in the morning for some neighbors.
HAMMOND | David Hamm, former city councilman and fire chief, is a candidate for an upcoming vacancy on the Lake County Council.
One of the strongest-running local news story has to do with the bridge over the Indiana Harbor ship canal. Despite all these stories, I’m not sure that any of us are any the wiser about why the bridge failed. However, I’m inclined to think it has something to do with our obsession with bridges.
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