GARY | After closing its doors two years ago, the Gary Public Library main branch building at 220 W. Fifth Ave. is slated to reopen as a library and cultural center.
Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete worked on municipal projects in Crown Point, Hammond and Valparaiso that won statewide recognition from the concrete industry.
Traffic is reduced to two lanes on eastbound Interstate 94 for construction on the bridge over Beam Street in Porter. State gas taxes and other vehicle fees bring in about $515 million a year. Hoosier lawmakers agreed in 2013 to supplement that with an additional $210 million a year by diver…
HIGHLAND | The Town Council has created a building corporation that will oversee the construction and financing of a new police station.
The end of the $3.8 billion BP Whiting Refinery expansion project has cut total construction work hours in the region, but a blossoming of commercial work and other types is filling in the gaps.
The economy is recovering, but the wealth that has been generated is not being shared widely, a local labor leader said.
After billions in investment and years of construction that brought thousands of workers to the BP Whiting Refinery, the energy company has marked the final major milestone of its $4.2 billion upgrade to its Whiting facility.
MUNSTER | A ruptured gas service line to a home was repaired Tuesday in about 1.5 hours, a NIPSCO official said.
GLENWOOD | The Brookwood District 167 School Board will wait to go to bid on a construction and project manager for building the new middle school, with the vote tabled at Monday's meeting.
HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.
Before walking to school, a 7-year-old Highland boy used to scrub the maple floor of his father's restaurant every morning with lye soap made with cooking grease from the kitchen.
PORTAGE | Contractors hired to do work at Northwest Indiana's steel mills, oil refinery and factories can minimize the risk of accidents by first sending workers to a new safety training center, where they can practice entering underground tanks and climbing up scaffolding.
Short span bridges traditionally are cast in concrete -- and plastic usually forms the fuel tanks in a car's undercarriage.
CROWN POINT | An early 2014 opening is expected for a Culver's restaurant being built at Summit Street and Broadway.
MUNSTER | BP crews are working on a pipeline as part of a hydro test near the intersection of Apple Blossom Court and Windfield Drive.
Ready-mix concrete maker Ozinga Bros. has been saving a significant amount of money by fueling its distinctive candy-striped trucks with natural gas, and is making the alternative fuel more accessible to the general public.
GRIFFITH | Work on West Main Street in Griffith originally scheduled for Thursday was postponed to 7 a.m. Friday due to inclement weather.
HOBART │ Manufacturing returning to the U.S., a housing and construction comeback and “getting junior out of the house” are some of the reasons the country is on an economic journey to normal, according to an industry expert.
HAMMOND | A 23-year-old Beecher man was arrested and charged with failure to obey a traffic control device in a work zone and operating while intoxicated refusal nearly Thursday after a police stop in a work zone.
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