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Indiana Toll Road

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

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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Indiana Toll Road traffic

Indiana Toll Road traffic

A truck approaches the toll booth at the eastbound entrance of the Indiana Toll Road in Portage. Electronic tolling at toll booths is one of many improvements implemented since Indiana struck a 75-year deal to lease the road to a private consortium in 2006.

May 09, 2014 4:35 pm
Indiana Toll Road

Indiana Toll Road

A truck approaches the toll booth at the eastbound entrance of the Indiana Toll Road in Portage last month. Tolls for all classes of vehicles ranging from motorcycles to the largest semitrucks will go up an average of 2.67 percent on July 1.

May 09, 2014 4:35 pm
Indiana Toll Road traffic

Indiana Toll Road traffic

Gracie McCollum, of Lake Station, works in a toll booth at the Portage exit of the Indiana Toll Road.

May 09, 2014 11:03 am
Indiana Toll Road traffic

Indiana Toll Road traffic

Motorist have the option of paying tolls electronically, with credit cards, or in cash at the Portage exit/entrance to the Indiana Toll Road. Electronic tolling is one of many improvements undertaken on the Toll Road since operations were taken over by a private operator in 2006.

May 09, 2014 11:03 am
Indiana Toll Road traffic

Indiana Toll Road traffic

Those not using E-ZPass electronic tolling on the Indiana Toll Road can still pay by cash or credit card.

May 09, 2014 11:04 am
Indiana Toll Road traffic

Indiana Toll Road traffic

Those not using E-ZPass electronic tolling on the Indiana Toll Road can still pay by cash or credit card. 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 …

May 09, 2014 11:04 am
Indiana monitors Toll Road operators' financial troubles

Indiana monitors Toll Road operators' financial troubles

The private operators of the Indiana Toll Road have made many improvements since leasing the road in 2006, such as installing electronic tolling at the Portage toll plaza shown here and all others along the 157-mile route. But the operators have ongoing problems with debt payments, which has…

May 09, 2014 11:03 am
Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

PORTAGE | Two Ohio men were charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to deal after Portage police found 12 pounds of raw marijuana in their car following a traffic stop last week.

April 30, 2014 12:37 pm Photos

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Police: Semi driver's speed led to rollover on I-80 ramp

LAKE STATION | An Illinois man driving too quickly Wednesday on the curved eastbound ramp from Interstate 80 to the Indiana Toll Road caused his semitruck to roll over, police said. 

April 23, 2014 6:15 pm
New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.

April 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Fiery semi rollover closes Toll Road in Michigan City

Fiery semi rollover closes Toll Road in Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY | A semitrailer hauling a load of potatoes rolled over on  the Indiana Toll Road early Monday and burst into flames, closing all eastbound lanes at U.S. 421, police said.

April 07, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Reports: Indiana Toll Road again facing debt problems

Reports: Indiana Toll Road again facing debt problems

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the Indiana Toll Road is again facing pressure from bondholders, with its controlling partners facing a possible debt restructuring, perhaps in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

March 31, 2014 4:00 pm
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