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Indiana Toll Road

GUEST COMMENTARY: When do we get our Toll Road back?

GUEST COMMENTARY: When do we get our Toll Road back?

Recent news that the Indiana Toll Road’s operators, Spain’s Cintra and Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd., filed for bankruptcy and that various banks and hedge funds are lining up to protect their interests in bankruptcy court should have Hoosiers scratching their heads.

3 hours ago
Auditor candidate wants state action on Toll Road bankruptcy

Auditor candidate wants state action on Toll Road bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is demanding Attorney General Greg Zoeller directly intervene in the Indiana Toll Road bankruptcy case to protect the state's financial interests.

10 hours ago
GUEST COMMENTARY: Toll Road lease was good deal for state

GUEST COMMENTARY: Toll Road lease was good deal for state

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.

September 30, 2014 12:00 am
Woman tells cops she hid cocaine at pimp's request

Woman tells cops she hid cocaine at pimp's request

PORTAGE | A South Bend man is facing several charges and could face additional ones following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road Wednesday.

September 25, 2014 12:45 pm

Gary man killed in Cline Avenue crash

LAKE COUNTY | A Gary man was killed early Wednesday in a crash on Cline Avenue in the construction zone near Gary Avenue, officials said.

September 24, 2014 7:09 pm
State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The state official overseeing the Indiana Toll Road lease assured Hoosier lawmakers Tuesday that the private operator's bankruptcy will not affect highway functions, force toll hikes or put state funds at risk.

September 23, 2014 6:30 pm
Indiana Toll Road operators declare bankruptcy

Indiana Toll Road operators declare bankruptcy

The private operators of the Indiana Toll Road declared bankruptcy Sunday on more than $6 billion in debt, leaving the fate of the 157-mile road in the hands of a federal judge and creditors.

September 22, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Toll Road company to declare bankruptcy Monday

Toll Road company to declare bankruptcy Monday

The operator of the Indiana Toll Road plans to declare bankruptcy on Monday and put its 75-year lease for the road up for sale to interested bidders.

September 19, 2014 6:20 pm Related

2 hurt in crash on eastbound Indiana Toll Road near Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY | Two people were taken to a hospital Tuesday after a rollover crash on the Indiana Toll Road near Michigan City, police said.

September 16, 2014 5:30 pm

Senator: Indiana protected in Toll Road bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | A top Hoosier lawmaker believes the state will suffer no harm if the operator of the Indiana Toll Road declares bankruptcy and sells its 75-year lease to run the highway after just eight years in business.

September 15, 2014 4:00 pm
Indiana Toll Road operator weighs bankruptcy, sale

Indiana Toll Road operator weighs bankruptcy, sale

The Indiana Toll Road operators are looking at filing for bankruptcy to get out from under $6 billion in debt and selling the right to operate the road, according to media reports.

September 12, 2014 3:30 pm
Tourists come to Indiana despite, not because of, state efforts

Tourists come to Indiana despite, not because of, state efforts

A recent news story made it appear Indiana is gaining more tourists by spending less, but region tourism leaders say the article virtually ignored how much is spent at the local level to make up for the lack of state dollars.

August 26, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Truck driver airlifted after Toll Road crash

A truck driver was airlifted with life-threatening injuries after his semi sideswiped a second semi and went into a ditch along the Indiana Toll Road Friday night.

August 16, 2014 12:30 pm
Indiana monitors Toll Road operators' financial troubles

Indiana monitors Toll Road operators' financial troubles

The Indiana Finance Authority continues to monitor the financial difficulties of the Indiana Toll Road, where operators who hold the 75-year lease are struggling to meet a June debt payment.

June 18, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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Illinois man killed in head-on crash on Indiana Toll Road

LAPORTE COUNTY | An Aurora, Ill., man riding as a passenger in a vehicle being driven by his wife was killed Sunday night in an accident on the Indiana Toll Road.

June 16, 2014 6:49 am

1 dead in wreck on Toll Road northeast of LaPorte

LAPORTE | One person was killed Sunday night after a car crossed a median and drove into the path of a semitrailer on the Indiana Toll Road, police said. 

June 15, 2014 9:15 pm
Toll Road rates going up July 1

Toll Road rates going up July 1

The toll for a car going the length of the Indiana Toll Road will rise to $10 on July 1, and tolls on the Northwest Indiana barrier system will go up 10 cents at five toll booths as the road's private operator implements its annual increase.

June 12, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Toll Road bridge work starts next week

Construction work will begin as early as next week on the extensive rehabilitation of the Salt Creek Bridge on the Indiana Toll Road at milepost 26.5, just east of Portage.

May 23, 2014 9:11 am

Work starts on second Toll Road ramp next week

Demolition and reconstruction of another ramp at the Indiana Toll Road interchange with the Borman Expressway in Lake Station will begin next week, further restricting traffic between the two roads.

May 20, 2014 1:00 pm
Heavy hauling shifts to taxpayers in privatizations

Heavy hauling shifts to taxpayers in privatizations

Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appeared to strike the best deal since the Dutch bought Manhattan for beads when he landed a $3.8 billion windfall by leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a private consortium in 2006.

May 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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