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First company signs on at Kingsbury intermodal site

KINGSBURY | The long talked about intermodal facility at Kingsbury could be ready to take off now that the site has landed its first company.

June 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Kingsbury intermodal plan in limbo

LaPorte County officials are preparing for possible legal action as developers appear to be dragging their feet on building an intermodal facility in Kingsbury

May 31, 2014 11:33 am
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


Kingsbury intermodal deal near

KINGSBURY | A deal for shipping farm products such as fresh produce in refrigerated train cars between an intermodal facility in LaPorte County and Florida has taken another major step toward reality.

March 01, 2014 11:00 pm

Officials move forward on intermodal facility contracts

KINGSBURY | The much anticipated intermodal facility for Kingsbury took another step forward after meeting a New Year's Eve deadline to reach a development agreement.

January 03, 2014 2:39 pm

Pence taps 'blue ribbon' panel to set state infrastructure goals

INDIANAPOLIS | Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Mike Pence created a "blue ribbon" panel Thursday to plan the next generation of Indiana's roads, rails, waterways and airports.

October 10, 2013 2:30 pm

LaPorte County intermodal project hits snag

The long anticipated intermodal facility in LaPorte County, which has seen its share of hurdles over the years, was moving forward recently until hitting another snag.

September 02, 2013 4:52 pm
Business will pick up in region in 2013

Business will pick up in region in 2013

Gold shovels and hard hats sit on a bulldozer near the beginning of the groundbreaking ceremony for the CSX Select Site designation and rail infrastructure improvements at INland Logistics Port in Kingsbury in September.

February 01, 2013 2:54 pm

Muhammad: Intermodal operation piqued interest of businesses

Consulting-firm owner Adrian Muhammad said he remains interested in working to develop transportation infrastructure in Gary despite his firm's being accused of owing more than $267,000 for a feasibility study of building an intermodal business park on land United States Steel Corp. owns.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am
Intermodal project breaks ground in Kingsbury

Intermodal project breaks ground in Kingsbury

KINGSBURY | Officials and executives gathered Thursday in Kingsbury for a groundbreaking for an intermodal facility believed to have the potential to create thousands of jobs.

September 27, 2012 11:41 am

Gregg's $3.5B infrastructure plan relies on loans

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg plans to leverage money from a trust fund created following the lease of the Indiana Toll Road to help pay for a $3.5 billion program to rebuild Indiana's roads, bridges, rails, ports and airports if he's elected governor.

September 20, 2012 7:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Go intermodal, but don't forget access

Ever since the Marquette Plan was implemented in 2005, the mayors of lakefront communities have supported its mission of reclaiming the Lake Michigan shoreline for public use, just as Chicago has done.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am

Mini intermodal project moves forward

Once near death, a rail project that would bring food on trains and deliver it with trucks seems close to reality in Kingsbury.

March 16, 2011 12:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Station the intermodal stops in NWI

Waiting for a long freight train to clear the crossing is frustrating. Knowing the train is hauling away not just freight but potential jobs is worse.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
Port of Indiana

Port of Indiana

Port of Indiana (Burns Harbor): Leeco Steel, steel distributor and processor, of Darien, Ill., has become the port's newest tenant this year.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm


CRETE: Annexation of this land was approved and a development agreement was reached in March 2007. Water and sewer installation is set for spring. CenterPoint Properties plans to erect the first building in 2010. This site could serve Union Pacific and CSX railroads. Photo by: John J. Watki…

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm


Griffith (West of Oak Ridge Prairie Park): No plans have emerged for this site. Photo by: John J. Watkins | The Times

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
Union Mills

Union Mills

UNION MILLS (U.S. 6 AND IND. 39): The developer continues to hold options on land for potential intermodal development that would cover thousands of acres.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
Gibson Yards

Gibson Yards

Gibson Yards, near the Nine-Span Bridge in Hammond, was once targeted as an intermodal site.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary Airport: State of Indiana has applied for $2.8 billion for Chicago-to-Cleveland high-speed rail route that would pass just north of the airport. Airport named as possible station in application.

November 24, 2009 6:10 pm
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