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Interstate 80

IDOT to inspect bridge over I-80 in Lansing

LANSING | The Illinois Department of Transportation will conduct a routine bridge inspection on Torrence Avenue over the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 on Saturday, weather permitting.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Schererville woman killed in Bishop Ford accident

CHICAGO | A 64-year-old Schererville woman died Wednesday after her car was struck on the Bishop Ford Freeway by a tire that flew off of a vehicle being driven by a Hammond woman.

July 23, 2014 8:01 pm

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

Road rage on Interstate 80/94 blamed for shooting

GARY | Police were searching Wednesday for a driver who shot a Valparaiso man during a road rage incident on I-80/94.

January 15, 2014 7:18 pm

Wire thieves pull the plug on highway lights

Stretches of local highway are among those being darkened by thieves stealing wiring from light fixtures, a state highway department spokesman said.

December 03, 2013 6:05 pm

Part of I-80 shut down after load of sheeting falls off truck

GARY | The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 were temporarily closed Tuesday after a semitruck's load of aluminum sheeting fell on the road.

April 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Rolled-over semi cleared from northbound I-65 ramp to westbound I-80

LAKE STATION | A rolled-over semi was removed from the ramp from northbound Interstate 65 to westbound Interstate 80 around 8 a.m., some four hours after it toppled and snarled traffic during the morning rush.

November 09, 2012 8:10 am
Semi hauling scaffolding rolls over on I-80/94 near Ripley, snarls traffic

Semi hauling scaffolding rolls over on I-80/94 near Ripley, snarls traffic

LAKE STATION | Traffic on westbound Interstate 80/94 was backed up for more than three hours Tuesday after a semitrailer hauling scaffolding rolled over just east of Ripley Street.

October 30, 2012 5:45 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Make Toll Road-Borman interchange safer

The direct connection between the Indiana Toll Road and the Borman Expressway needs to be made safer but not eliminated.

September 13, 2012 12:00 am

3-semi-trailers crash on I-80

Three semi-trailers crashed on Interstate 80 eastbound at Pulaski Avenue at about 7:15  this morning, according to Illinois State Police.

August 23, 2012 7:44 am

EDITORIAL: Keep Illiana Expressway plans on fast track

The Illiana Expressway seems to be getting closer to reality. It should; it was envisioned more than a century ago.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart man arrested following I-80 crash near Lake Station

LAKE STATION | A 39-year-old Hobart man was arrested on multiple violations after he crashed his car Sunday night on Interstate 80, Indiana State Police said.

July 23, 2012 8:47 pm

Police: Blame alcohol for crash on I-80 that killed 4

Police said alcohol was a contributing factor in a crash early Monday on Interstate 80 near Hazel Crest that left four people dead.

February 06, 2012 8:30 pm
East Chicago man shot in head while driving on I-80/94

East Chicago man shot in head while driving on I-80/94

GARY | An East Chicago man was shot in the head early Saturday on the Borman Expressway.

January 28, 2012 9:50 am

Five-vehicle crash involving semi closes Borman for hours

The eastbound lanes of the Borman Expressway near Broadway and Interstate 65 were closed for nearly seven hours Thursday after a five-vehicle crash, police said.

May 26, 2011 12:45 pm

Interstate 80/94 lane closures allow installation of wall today

GARY | The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled temporary lane closures on Interstate 80/94 beginning today.

May 16, 2011 4:00 pm

Windshields broken by thrown rocks on Cline Ave. near I-80

Drivers told police Wednesday afternoon someone threw rocks at their vehicles as they were driving from southbound Cline Avenue to westbound Interstate 80, damaging their windshields.

May 12, 2011 6:49 am

INDOT will move I-65 ramp on Borman Expressway starting Tuesday

GARY | Starting Monday evening, the Indiana Department of Transportation will be moving the Interstate 65 westbound exit ramp on the Borman Expressway.

May 06, 2011 8:40 pm

Lanes reopen after crash jams I-80 at state line

LANSING | A crash between a semi and a passenger vehicle jammed traffic at the state line on eastbound Interstate 80 Tuesday morning.

January 05, 2011 12:04 pm
Weather causes accidents, power outages across region

Weather causes accidents, power outages across region

Nasty weather glazed roads, tore down power lines and draped a haze of white across the region Sunday that contributed to dozens of car accidents.

December 13, 2010 12:00 am Photos


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