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PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved moving forward with design plans for the second phase of development of the property south of Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
GARY │The Indiana Department of Transportation and the state police are asking for public assistance to help catch metal scrapper thieves, who they say cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars and threaten the safety of drivers.
There has been a great deal of discussion about what the Illiana Corridor project will and won’t do as it moves through the process to be considered for inclusion in NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan.
Local officials from across the region are set to decide this week on a proposal to build the first new stretch of interstate expressway in the region in four decades.
Stretches of local highway are among those being darkened by thieves stealing wiring from light fixtures, a state highway department spokesman said.
Recently, the Lowell Town Council vote to remove me as its Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission representative because of my stand on the proposed Illiana Tollway. The Illiana has stirred much discussion and disagreement between all parties involved.
PORTAGE | Reconstructing the County Line Road and Central Avenue intersection likely will begin next year.
The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to open the replacement bridge for the demolished Nine-Span Bridge in Hammond the week of Dec. 9, a few weeks ahead of schedule.
The Lake Calumet Airport is still "dead, dead, dead," but it enjoyed a brief, meteoric rise and fall during the long, continuing battle over construction of a third Chicago area airport.
The Illiana Expressway, to be built as a toll road, has the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's* blessing and should be included in the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's 2040 transportation plan as well.
VALPARAISO | The flashing signal at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive will be changed to a fully operational one during the first quarter of 2014.
PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The historic bridge on Ind. 49 over the Kankakee River, which has been restricted to one lane for almost two years, is slated to be rebuilt in 2014.
State Rep. Ed Soliday should be commended for looking at a pilot program to explore alternative ways to fund road construction in Indiana. The existing gas tax just isn't generating enough revenue.
Indiana took longer than other states to approve additional funding for Amtrak, but now the Hoosier State passenger service will keep going for another year. It is a move in the right direction.
INDIANAPOLIS | Amtrak trains traveling between Indianapolis and Chicago will continue stopping at Dyer and Rensselaer every day of the week for at least one more year.
Remember the Cline Avenue bridge?
A meeting Friday in Chicago kicks off what could be a wild, two-month ride for the Illiana Expressway.
GARY | The Indiana Department of Transportation aims to hire as many as 30 seasonal winter program workers at a job fair next week.
GARY | The City of Gary and the Indiana Department of Transportation teamed up today to commemorate the city’s historic streetcar rail line with the unveiling of a historic marker at the corner of 5th Avenue and Broadway, on the very thoroughfare where streetcars used to travel during the fi…
HOBART | The Board of Public Works will handle approval of ongoing right of way acquisitions for the third and final phase of 61st Avenue improvements.
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