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.
Northwest Indiana has languished in mediocrity for far too long, largely because of an unwillingness to raise or spend money.
We start paying a Lake County income tax in October.
PORTAGE | Region environmentalists on Thursday urged Illiana Expressway planners to make groundwater protection a key component in the project.
Illiana Expressway planners have whittled down crossroad closures to just three in Indiana, after starting with a list of more than a half-dozen that would dead-end at the expressway.
If there were snail darters in Indiana, opponents of the Illiana Expressway likely would have used them to block the proposed highway.
LOWELL | State transportation officials said Thursday they will have a "real good guess" of exactly where the 47-mile Illiana Expressway will go by midsummer, as well as what crossroads will remain open and where interchanges will be.
LOWELL | The No Illiana 4 Us group plans to bring its handout maps tonight when bistate planners of the Illiana Corridor lay out theirs during a public meeting to examine specifics of the expressway that would run between Cedar Lake and Lowell.
PEOTONE | Illinois and Indiana Departments of Transportation discussed the second tier of the proposed Illiana Corridor at the first of two schedule public open houses Tuesday at Peotone High School.
LOWELL | Indiana and Illinois planners for the Illiana Expressway will meet from 5 to 8 p.m. April 18 at the Lowell Middle School, 19250 Cline Ave.
Indiana and Illinois planners for the proposed Illiana Expressway meet from 5 to 8 p.m. April 18 at Lowell Middle School, 19250 Cline Ave.
LOWELL | An area federal conservationist has a list he thinks Illiana Corridor consultants should follow if they are to maintain environmental justice and not destroy agriculture in the project's path.
If I had a nickel for every study commissioned by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, I’d be a very rich guy.
The main reason for the new Illiana toll road is not to alleviate traffic from other roads but to provide a direct route to the Peotone airport.
Illiana Expressway planners have an aggressive schedule for bringing in private investors to build the road, releasing a timeline Thursday calling for a public-private partnership deal to be signed by the end of 2014.
Already, opponents are lining up against the Illiana Expressway, even before the actual route is chosen. The opposition is premature at best.
The Tri-Creek Republican Committee recently voted to submit our opposition to the proposed Illiana Expressway toll road.
CEDAR LAKE | More than 100 property owners whose homes and businesses are in the path of the proposed Illiana Expressway received a glimpse of the future Monday at a landowners meeting hosted by the Indiana Department of Transportation.
An examination of the environmental impacts of the proposed Illiana Expressway and the official decision to move forward with the B3 route running between Lowell and Cedar Lake are now available to the public.
Mark Lopez is the warm-up act. Pete Visclosky is the star.
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