VALPARAISO | The third and final phase of the Green Acres flood relief project is going to get completed a lot sooner than expected thanks to a million-dollar grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved two contracts Tuesday totaling more than $300,000 for improvements to the sewage treatment plant and replacing a sanitary sewer main on U.S. 30.
VALPARAISO | A study by DLZ confirmed the best solution for improving traffic flow at the Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection is a two-lane roundabout similar to the one operating at the Calumet Avenue, Vale Park Road and Roosevelt Road intersection.
WINFIELD | It has taken more than 2.5 years, but the communities along 109th Avenue should soon learn what needs to be done to make the road a safer, more attractive and pedestrian-friendly road.
PORTAGE | Plans for redevelopment of the city's downtown took a bit of a turn Thursday.
WINFIELD | The town can hold off on naming the members of the committee to select the consultant for a master plan of the downtown that will make it pedestrian friendly.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday for upgrading traffic signals and signage at 20 intersections, including the one at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive.
VALPARAISO | The questions a lot of Valparaiso residents don't really want to know the answer to — Where's the next roundabout going to be built? — will be answered in the next couple of months.
VALPARAISO | With the expansion of Pratt Industries and the expected growth along the Ind. 49 and U.S. 30 corridors, Valparaiso's Utilities Board is expecting more sewage in the coming years.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission decided Wednesday on a shorter pathway on Burlington Beach Road and is seeking designs for several missing links in the city's pathway system.
VALPARAISO | It's now up to DLZ to design a culvert replacement under the Rail America tracks behind the Franklin House, but Valparaiso's Utilities Board wanted to know why the original consultant did not do the job.
VALPARAISO | The third time was not the charm when it came to designing a replacement stormwater culvert at the Franklin House, so the city's Utilities Board is expected to start over.
VALPARAISO | The opening of the second Mexican restaurant in the downtown moved another step closer to reality Monday with the council approving a full-service liquor license.
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.
PORTAGE | The city will take a second stab at developing Founder's Square Park.
VALPARAISO | The city approved a contract with engineering consultant DLZ for the design of improvements to be made on Burlington Beach Road from Calumet Avenue to the entrance of the St. Mary health clinic east of Ind. 49.
VALPARAISO | After a couple of false starts, the former Porter County Jail in downtown Valparaiso appears ready to become a restaurant and home decor center by the end of the year.
VALPARAISO | Public Works Director Matt Evans hopes to pave or treat about 15 miles of Valparaiso roads this year, but it's some of the roads that were done in 2011 that are a bigger concern.
VALPARAISO | A section of water main with a history of breaks will be replaced this year.
PORTAGE | The city will take another look at its municipal facilities.
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