VALPARAISO | Plans for the $1.2 million renovation of ValPlayso and the surrounding park will be finalized in the next week or two, but Valparaiso's Park Board received a preview of what it will look like Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board took action Tuesday to save $90,000 a year on its loan repayments and save the sewer and water customers about 1 percent on the planned rate increases for next year.
VALPARAISO | One month after getting a request for another turn arrow at Glendale Boulevard and North Calumet Avenue, the traffic signal has been approved by the city's Traffic and Safety Committee.
VALPARAISO | Sewer plans for the Preserve at Grande Oaks did not convince David and Jennifer Lawson the Valparaiso development would not make their flooding problems worse.
VALPARAISO | Digging up the five-points intersection for the roundabout construction has been like a trip through the city's past. Only Indian burial mounds and maybe a dinosaur skeleton are lacking so far.
VALPARAISO | Groundbreaking for the first phase of the long-proposed The Preserves at Grand Oaks luxury apartments will be held Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | A miscalculation of the measurements for the Silhavy Road pathway project resulted in the city paying $86,537 more to complete the project than expected.
VALPARAISO | The locations of Valparaiso's worst intersections for crashes doesn't change much from year to year, just the ranking, but city Engineering Director Tim Burkman hopes to see some change in four on U.S. 30.
VALPARAISO | In the category of "every little bit helps," the city officially added 5.66 miles of roads to its inventory for state certification in order to qualify for additional state highway money.
VALPARAISO | The fate of the giant cottonwood at the entrance to the Glen Glade condominiums again is up for discussion by the home owners association.
VALPARAISO | The extension of Sturdy Road north of Glendale Boulevard is still a "sometime in the future" project, but a connection to the segment of Sturdy north of Glendale should be ready in a week or so.
VALPARAISO | Get ready for construction of the next big roundabout project in the city.
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.
VALPARAISO | The city will seek bids next month for improvements to North Calumet Avenue between the Canadian National railroad tracks and Evans Avenue.
VALPARAISO | ValPlayso has a unique place in the history of city parks, but it is starting to show its age.
VALPARAISO | When you have more projects to do than you can afford, the first thing you do is prioritize what needs to be done.
VALPARAISO | A section of water main with a history of breaks will be replaced this year.
VALPARAISO | Silhavy Road will be closed Monday through Wednesday from Vale Park Road to Glendale Boulevard for sanitary sewer installation.
VALPARAISO | The names stay pretty much the same. Only the order in which they appear changes each year for Valparaiso's list of the 10 most dangerous intersections.
VALPARAISO | The city plans to act as quickly as possible to take advantage of the low interest rates by refinancing two bond issues for the Valparaiso Street project.
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