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Pence's $400M in extra state road funds to bypass region

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana will not directly benefit from the road funding legislation signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week in Valparaiso.

April 03, 2014 5:55 pm
Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

Region remains a top priority for state transportation agency

While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mother Nature not letting up yet

Mother Nature not letting up yet

After enduring the third snowiest meteorological winter on record, region residents hunkered down Saturday for yet another snowstorm.

March 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Town to consider improvements on 79th Avenue

MERRILLVILLE | A state project to improve an intersection in a heavy-traffic area has town leaders asking if Merrillville needs to pursue road work of its own to complement the enhancements.

October 20, 2013 8:45 pm

Lawmaker: Mileage charge could replace state gas tax

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker is ready to look at replacing the state gasoline tax with a per-mile charge to offset declines in gas tax revenue due to fuel-efficient vehicles.

October 16, 2013 6:15 pm Related

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Unveiling ceremony commemorates Gary's historic streetcar line

Unveiling ceremony commemorates Gary's historic streetcar line

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…

September 25, 2013 5:55 pm Photos

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A streetcar named progress

A streetcar named progress

GARY | The city of Gary and the Indiana Department of Transportation joined together Friday to commemorate the city's historic streetcar rail line with the unveiling of a historic marker at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, where streetcars used to travel during the first half of the …

September 20, 2013 4:30 pm Photos

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Official: Bridge repair choices seem arbitrary, unfair

INDIANAPOLIS | A region state senator is questioning why Indiana seems willing to spend money on expensive bridge and road projects across the state, but wouldn't pay to replace the Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago.

September 14, 2013 11:00 pm

INDOT OKs Toll Road ramp designs

A program to replace aging Indiana Toll Road infrastructure is moving forward. The Indiana Department of Transportation has approved designs for three ramp bridges where the toll road, Borman Expressway and State Road 51 meet in Lake County.

September 11, 2013 1:15 pm

Pipe installations prompt Ind. 55 closures over three days

CROWN POINT | Three separate one-day closures of Ind. 55 in Crown Point are scheduled for this week.

July 15, 2013 12:05 am
Downtown Indy highways to close 3 months for pavement lowering

Downtown Indy highways to close 3 months for pavement lowering

INDIANAPOLIS | Region motorists traveling through Indianapolis should prepare alternate routes starting in August, as portions of two downtown interstate highways will be inaccessible for up to three months.

July 06, 2013 6:00 pm Related

Illiana's proposed tolls raise ire at Illinois meeting

PEOTONE | A specific route has not yet been chosen for the proposed Illiana Expressway, but the presumption it will be a toll road raised concern at a forum Tuesday in Peotone.

June 18, 2013 9:00 pm Related
Daniels picks Ind. highway commissioner for Purdue job

Daniels picks Ind. highway commissioner for Purdue job

INDOT Commissioner Michael Cline

June 11, 2013 7:45 am

INDOT provides 'blueprint' of plans for next few years

LAPORTE | Residents of Northwest Indiana interested in upcoming transportation plans in the region were invited Thursday to an open house hosted by the LaPorte District of the Indiana Department of Transportation.

May 09, 2013 8:30 pm

INDOT closing U.S. 30 lanes overnight for resurfacing job

MERRILLVILLE | Overnight lane restrictions are expected during a resurfacing project on U.S. 30 between Taft Street and Grand Boulevard, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Monday.

May 06, 2013 12:05 am
Nine Span Bridge disappearing piece by piece

Nine Span Bridge disappearing piece by piece

A screen grab from a video provided by INDOT shows work crews demolishing a section of the Nine Span Bridge in early March.

March 20, 2013 1:31 pm
Major paving project on tap for U.S. 30 in Merrillville

Major paving project on tap for U.S. 30 in Merrillville

Portions of U.S. 30 through Merrillville are scheduled for road improvements beginning April 1. Officials are hopeful the work will not cause any additional traffic problems.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am
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