Indiana Department Of Transportation
Indiana has more than $2 billion in the bank, and its roads and bridges are crumbling at an ever-increasing rate.
Indiana has a long way to go to bring its roads and bridges up to shape, the Indiana Department of Transportation says. Anyone who has driven on area roads — or who has wanted to drive on the Cline Avenue Bridge — knows this is true.
INDIANAPOLIS | Decades of public policy focused on reducing government spending and cutting taxes have left the United States and Indiana with a legacy of crumbling roads and bridges and no money to fix them.
In a little more than two months, more than 20 pedestrian crosswalk activators have been vandalized in Indiana
As if the future wasn't confusing enough over saving the Hoosier State — the Amtrak passenger rail line that runs between Indianapolis and Chicago and includes a stop in Lafayette — last week's whistle stop tour by Amtrak's CEO showed just how messed up the situation is.
INDIANAPOLIS | Facing the prospect of no new money to combat an expected rise in deteriorating bridges and crumbling highways over the next decade, state transportation officials are putting the question to Hoosiers — what road conditions are you willing to pay for?
LOWELL | State Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, said he wants to be in the loop about how much the Illiana Expressway will be subsidized by taxpayers, what tolls will cost and who pays for fire and ambulance coverage there.
The recent announcement that the Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. was filing for bankruptcy has triggered comments that the bankruptcy was evidence that the leasing of the Indiana Toll Road was a poor decision by the state of Indiana. I disagree.
A 30-day public comment period has opened on the final environmental impact statement for the Illiana Expressway in advance of a final federal decision on the project.
Labor Day is over, and the kids are back in school. The sun comes around a little later, and the evening darkness arrives a little earlier -- all sure signs that fall is upon us. While our summer was a little unusual, I’m sure we all hope it is not an indicator of what is in store for us thi…
HEBRON | It seemed like a fairly obvious precaution, but the Hebron Town Council had a good reason for amending its building demolition ordinance Tuesday.
A portion of Ind. 2 between U.S. 41 and the Illinois state line will be closed to traffic today through Thursday while crews treat the pavement.
VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.
U.S. 231 is closed through Wednesday from Ind. 2 to Interstate 65 for repairs, Indiana Department of Transportation representatives said.
The start of a chip sealing project that will close Ind. 2 between U.S. 30 and U.S. 231 originally scheduled to begin Monday has been delayed due to weather.
MERRILLVILLE | The 73rd Avenue Bridge over Interstate 65 closed Monday for two weeks of repairs and maintenance, Indiana Department of Transportation representatives said.
CHICAGO | Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter's record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies, according to local leaders and state officials who oversee a shared procurement process.
Where, oh where is the Cline Avenue Expressway bridge?
GARY | Like the enormous T-Rex of movie fame, the 160-ton excavator tore through the house at 2331 Jackson St. on Tuesday, reducing it to rubble in about 10 minutes.
HOBART | Sign, sign, everywhere a sign, and that's a good sign for the employees of the TradeWinds sign shop.
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