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County Highway Department

County board approves extra money for Wentworth rebuild

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday approved spending increases on assorted road repair projects, including the ongoing reconstruction of Wentworth Avenue in Lansing.

June 19, 2013 9:30 pm

Lake wheel tax is back around for debate

CROWN POINT | The debate about whether to pass a Lake County wheel tax has come round again.

February 07, 2013 7:09 pm

While county sees increase in fuel use, others see drops

While Porter County officials blamed rising fuel prices for the need to come up with an additional $250,000 last year, the larger communities in the county were able to live within their budgets.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Porter County trying to meet ADA deadline

VALPARAISO | It's been 20 years since the federal government required government entities with 50 or more employees to make public facilities comply with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.

May 05, 2012 1:15 pm

Porter County agrees to close some National Lakeshore roads

VALPARAISO | The Porter County commissioners approved a compromise Tuesday to allow several roads to close within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

May 01, 2012 7:10 pm
County highway drivers prep for possibility of snow

County highway drivers prep for possibility of snow

CROWN POINT | Plows have been hitched this month to 38 dump trucks in the Lake County Highway Department fleet and drivers were put through a training course that included a stress management session.

November 28, 2011 9:15 pm Photos


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