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Historical Blue Top Drive-In returns under new ownership

Historical Blue Top Drive-In returns under new ownership

HIGHLAND | Ever since the Blue Top Drive-In's once neon, now LED sign started lighting up the night sky again, a caravan of curious motorists has slowed down to cruise by the iconic drive-in on Indianapolis Boulevard.

July 24, 2014 6:30 pm Photos


Sections of Columbia Avenue to be closed beginning Monday

MUNSTER | The public works department will be closing sections of Columbia Avenue beginning Monday for sewer main replacement.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

INDOT preps Indianapolis Boulevard for major resurfacing project

WHITING | The Indiana Department of Transportation is prepping Indianapolis Boulevard for a major resurfacing project expected to start this week.

June 21, 2014 7:21 pm

Indianapolis Boulevard revamp expected to start this month

WHITING | The $6 million renovation of Indianapolis Boulevard  from Schrage Avenue in Whiting to Calumet Avenue in Hammond is expected to begin this month.

May 17, 2014 8:26 pm

Indianapolis Blvd. reopens; shut by downed power lines

EAST CHICAGO | Indianapolis Boulevard from Columbus Drive to Riley Road reopened Wednesday afternoon, nearly a day after a crane took down power lines over a canal there. 

April 23, 2014 3:55 pm

Indy Boulevard in E.C. closed due to downed power lines

EAST CHICAGO | Officials shut down Indianapolis Boulevard between Columbus Drive and Riley Road after a crane knocked down power lines. 

April 22, 2014 10:30 pm
Indianapolis Boulevard is in line for a $6 million renovation

Indianapolis Boulevard is in line for a $6 million renovation

Traffic travels along Indianapolis Boulevard on Wednesday in Whiting. The boulevard is the primary thoroughfare through the Whiting/Robertsdale community and carries more than 35,000 vehicles a day.

March 20, 2014 7:30 pm
Indianapolis Boulevard in line for $6 million renovation

Indianapolis Boulevard in line for $6 million renovation

WHITING | Indianapolis Boulevard will be repaved from Calumet to Schrage avenues in a $6 million renovation project announced Thursday in Whiting.

March 20, 2014 7:30 pm

Police identify pedestrian struck by car on I-80/94

HAMMOND | A Chicago man remains in critical condition after being struck by a car on Interstate 80/94 Saturday.

September 15, 2013 8:00 pm

Man injured walking into traffic on Borman

HAMMOND | An unidentified man was seriously injured Saturday when he walked onto a lane of the eastbound Borman Expressway near the Indianapolis Boulevard ramp and was struck by a car, police said.

September 14, 2013 9:07 pm
One teen killed, another injured in Hammond shooting

One teen killed, another injured in Hammond shooting

HAMMOND | A teenager was killed and another injured in a double shooting Monday afternoon near the parking lot of White Castle in the 7900 block of Indianapolis Boulevard, police said.

August 26, 2013 9:55 pm Photos


Indianapolis Blvd. lane limits start Thursday in Hammond

HAMMOND | Lane restrictions on Indianapolis Boulevard from 165th and 169th streets will begin Thursday and run through November for crews to resurface the Hammond roadway, transportation officials said.

June 12, 2013 12:05 am

Hammond OKs engineering firm for Indianapolis Boulevard project

HAMMOND | A $9 million road project to reconstruct Indianapolis Boulevard along stretches in Hammond and Whiting is expected to break ground next year.

February 17, 2013 6:45 pm

Eastbound I-80/94 lanes now open after crash

HAMMOND | Eastbound lanes on Interstate 80/94 have reopened after a crash about 5 p.m. today.

February 14, 2013 8:22 pm

Indianapolis Boulevard work to begin as early as May in Hammond

HAMMOND | Work is expected to begin on a stretch of Indianapolis Boulevard near the Nine-Span Bridge as early as May.

January 27, 2013 7:08 pm

All lanes soon will open on Indy Blvd. stetch

All four lanes on Indianapolis Boulevard from Ridge Road to 81st Street in Highland should be open to traffic by mid-November as the Indianapolis Department of Transportation winds up work on the $10.4 million project, said INDOT spokesman Matt Deitchley.

October 26, 2012 3:30 pm

Indy Blvd. traffic held up by wide loads

Indianapolis Boulevard just east of Wicker Park and north of Ridge Road saw traffic delays this morning, as State Police assisted three wide-load trucks negotiating the lane-restricted bridge there, which is in the process of being demolished.

April 02, 2012 9:30 am

Funding lined up for Hammond road improvement projects

HAMMOND| Projects on Indianapolis Boulevard and Chicago Avenue — deemed critical by the city — now have the local funding necessary to begin.

March 19, 2012 6:45 pm

Lane restrictions start Monday on Indianapolis Boulevard project

HIGHLAND | Police are preparing for six months of bottlenecks to begin Monday when lane restrictions start on Indianapolis Boulevard.

February 25, 2012 12:00 am

State plans test lifts of E.C.'s Indianapolis Boulevard bridge

EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana Department of Transportation will conduct several test lifts on the Indianapolis Boulevard bridge between 9 a.m. and noon Wednesday.

August 18, 2011 1:52 pm
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