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Valpo adopts plan for Ind. 49 corridor development

VALPARAISO | A presentation on how the land alongside the Ind. 49 corridor should be developed, including how some of it should be preserved, was presented Monday to members of Valparaiso's Plan Commission, Redevelopment Commission and Council.

April 14, 2014 9:30 pm

Signals, signs at 20 Valpo intersection to be improved

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.

February 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Few surprises on Valpo's bad intersection list

VALPARAISO | The annual list of the the 10 intersections with the most accidents is out, and while many names have been on the list before, several are on the city's radar for improvements.

February 07, 2014 6:45 pm Related
Valpo adopts landscape plan for new interchange

Valpo adopts landscape plan for new interchange

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso officials worked hard to make the Ind. 49 interchange bridge at Vale Park Road as attractive as a bridge can be. Now they plan to improve on it with a little landscaping.

October 10, 2013 8:16 pm Photos


Valpo commission ponders path costs

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.

August 07, 2013 8:15 pm
William Costas remembered for his great faith

William Costas remembered for his great faith

VALPARAISO | Former state Sen. William Costas was being remembered by family and friends as a man of faith and honesty Tuesday.

July 23, 2013 5:30 pm

Valpo seeks public input on Ind. 49 study

VALPARAISO | The Ind. 49 corridor study kicks off in earnest Monday and Tuesday with public input sessions at the Valparaiso Chamber offices, 162 Lincolnway.

June 22, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo opens bids for critical culvert replacement

VALPARAISO | A vital element to both the five-points roundabout project and the drainage improvements for the Hawthorn Subdivision should be under construction by mid-April.

March 28, 2013 7:00 pm

Report: LaPorte/Ind. 49 is Valpo's worst intersection

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.

February 17, 2013 10:26 pm

Roundabouts doing the job for Valpo

VALPARAISO | Roundabouts still give some people a rash, but information provided by the city engineer's office shows Valparaiso's first roundabout is doing what officials hoped it would do.

February 02, 2013 8:17 pm
Valpo's come a long way in 10 years, mayor says

Valpo's come a long way in 10 years, mayor says

VALPARAISO | Many improvements have been made in the city in the last decade, but Mayor Jon Costas promised many more in the coming decade.

January 29, 2013 8:30 pm Photos


Valpo opens new Vale Park/Ind. 49 interchange

Valpo opens new Vale Park/Ind. 49 interchange

VALPARAISO | As a fan of roundabouts, Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas said the opening of the new interchange at Vale Park Road and Ind. 49 was a special treat.

November 21, 2012 1:15 pm Photos


New Ind. 49 interchange to open Wednesday

VALPARAISO | The city will kick off the Thanksgiving weekend with something motorists can be thankful for: the opening of the new interchange at Ind. 49 and Vale Park Road.

November 18, 2012 7:00 pm

Residents happy with changes to Burlington Beach plans

VALPARAISO | A change in plans for Burlington Beach Road was welcome news for 11 residents at Tuesday's Redevelopment Commission meeting.

July 10, 2012 7:53 pm

LaPorte/Ind. 49 again Valpo's worst intersection

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.

February 14, 2012 3:03 pm

Hearings to explain Valpo road projects

VALPARAISO | It's going to be a bumpy road for people using Burlington Beach Road or wanting to exit Ind. 49 on Vale Park Road next year.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am

Public hearings planned on Valpo road projects

VALPARAISO | Public hearings on two major Valparaiso road construction projects -- the Ind. 49 interchange at Vale Park Road and the Burlington Beach Road reconstruction -- are planned for the next month or so.

January 16, 2012 12:00 am

Calumet-Burlington Beach crossing to get new striping

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission took steps this week to prepare for construction of the roundabout at Silhavy and Vale Park Roads.

August 11, 2011 7:00 pm

Memorial airs preliminary plans for hospital site

VALPARAISO | Plans for the development of the first building of the Memorial Health Systems campus were given a pair of presentations Tuesday.

May 10, 2011 8:30 pm

Study could send the right signal to developers

VALPARAISO | To give an added boost to potential development on the west side of the Ind. 49 Bypass at Bertholet Boulevard, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission is having a study done of installing a traffic signal at the intersection.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
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