CROWN POINT | The proposed south county Illiana Expressway could carry a benefit beyond an expected relief valve for heavy region traffic, Lake County's surveyor said Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | The next phase of a project to reduce flooding issues on and along Taft Street begins Monday, said Matt Lake, executive director of Merrillville's Stormwater Utility.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board took the next step in resolving a decades-long drainage problem in one area of the city Wednesday.
Town leaders and officials from Christopher B. Burke Engineering broke ground last August for the Taft Street drainage project in Merrillville
WINFIELD | The Storm Water Board recently authorized the creation of a preventive maintenance plan for the town’s culvert and ditch system on major roadways and in subdivisions.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials already have plans to spend $2.1 million on urgent flood-control projects from the money they will borrow to balance county government's 2013 budget.
MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Tom Goralczyk has asked the town's Stormwater Utility to investigate a drainage issue on 73rd Avenue west of Whitcomb Street.
MERRILLVILLE | A portion of 73rd Avenue between Taft Street and Arthur Boulevard will be closed for up to two weeks while box culverts are installed during the Taft Street drainage project.
MERRILLVILLE | A $300,000 drainage project to reconfigure and remove sediment from Kaiser Ditch should start by the end of the month, Lake County Surveyor George Van Til said.
MERRILLVILLE | As work continues on a drainage project that could improve property values on 54th Court, the town's Stormwater Utility hopes the project will be featured in a publication about green infrastructure.
MERRILLVILLE | The largest stormwater project Merrillville has pursued will begin Monday.
Merrillville town leaders and officials from Christopher B. Burke Engineering break ground Friday for the Taft Street drainage project.
MERRILLVILLE | After four years of planning, the town's Stormwater Utility is prepared to begin a project to alleviate flooding on Taft Street and in a residential area near the road.
VALPARAISO | A change in plans for Burlington Beach Road was welcome news for 11 residents at Tuesday's Redevelopment Commission meeting.
Town councils in Munster and St. John are using their Community Development Block Grant funds to improve facilities in their municipalities.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved its first drainage project of the year, which will target a west side residential area.
MERRILLVILLE | Canadian National Railway Co. is expected to correct a nagging drainage issue that has affected the Bel Oaks subdivision.
PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board hired Abonmarche, an engineering and design firm, on Wednesday to come up with a solution to a failing drainage pipe.
The Porter County Council is thinking of tapping the proceeds from the sale of Porter Hospital to pay for $16.2 million in drainage work at South Haven rather than borrow money through a bond issue for that purpose.
VALPARAISO | One of the last major vacant properties in Valparaiso is the subject of a study to determine the best way to deal with drainage issues so it could be developed.
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