VALPARAISO | The city's battle with the emerald ash borer beetle goes on, but it got some reinforcements recently in the form of a $5,000 grant from the Alliance for Community Trees to pay for replacement trees.
GARY | Two people were killed early Friday after a CSX freight train struck a vehicle at a railroad crossing in the city's Miller neighborhood, officials said.
VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
The repairs on the two CSX railroad bridges over U.S. 231 are complete, and the road is open again, a spokesman for the Indiana Department of Transportation said.
Two bridge projects are giving drivers in west Lake County the summer road construction blues, and summer doesn't even start until Saturday.
GARY | A 35-year-old woman faces charges after she drove around railroad crossing gates late Thursday night and her vehicle was struck by a train at a crossing on Old Hobart Road in Gary's Miller neighborhood.
MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing on White Oak Avenue near 45th Street.
VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.
LaPorte County is working to get contracts signed so construction can begin as early as this spring on an intermodal facility. Make it happen.
PORTAGE | CSX will be closing Portage Avenue at the CSX railroad tracks starting Monday. The road will remain closed until Dec. 11.
HAMMOND | The Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad is denying financial responsibility for a derailment involving a CSX freight train last year, in a brief filed in U.S. District Court Thursday.
CSX Transportation Inc. is suing Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad, also known as South Shore Freight, to recoup $2.87 million it says it lost in a collision last year.
A track replacement project will close the rail crossing at 45th Street near Margo Lane in Munster from Wednesday to Aug. 13, police said.
Work has begun on the CSX railroad crossing on U.S. 30 in Dyer. The crossing is expected to be closed for five days. The Indiana Department of Transportation has indicated alternative routes for truck traffic traveling U.S. 30 to use U.S. 41, Interstate 80/94, and Ill. 394. Locally, however,…
Work has begun on the CSX railroad crossing on U.S. 30 in Dyer. Frankie's Auto Sales employee Terry Jarosky reminds potential customers that they will be open during construction, which is expected to take five days.
Repair work has begun on the CSX railroad crossing in the 600 block of U.S. 30, 100 feet in each direction. Work is expected to be completed by Friday. On its Facebook page, the Indiana Department of Transportation has indicated alternative routes for truck traffic traveling U.S. 30 to use U…
GARY | A CSX freight train derailed Monday morning in Gary, closing crossings near 9th Avenue from Chase to Madison streets, police said.
VALPARAISO | The city is getting a new restaurant, but this one is more likely to be popular with the softball crowd at Fairgrounds Park than the diners in Valparaiso's downtown dining district.
GARY | A Gary man was struck and killed by a train Saturday afternoon, and police and railroad security personnel are investigating why he was near railroad tracks.
A train conductor, who was injured when three freight trains crashed northeast of Valparaiso in January, is suing CSX Transportation Inc. in connection with the incident.
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