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Valpo commission vows to cooperate with FBI

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission issued a statement Wednesday promising full cooperation with the FBI investigation of the University Promenade project.

August 13, 2014 7:25 pm

Study shows roundabout best option at Silhavy/LaPorte

VALPARAISO | A study by DLZ confirmed the best solution for improving traffic flow at the Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection is a two-lane roundabout similar to the one operating at the Calumet Avenue, Vale Park Road and Roosevelt Road intersection.

August 07, 2014 3:21 pm

Signals, signs at 20 Valpo intersection to be improved

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday for upgrading traffic signals and signage at 20 intersections, including the one at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive.

February 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Traffic signal at Valpo's Harmel Drive to be fully functional

VALPARAISO | The flashing signal at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive will be changed to a fully operational one during the first quarter of 2014.

November 12, 2013 5:45 pm
La Lumiere School students participate in service pilgrimage to Lourdes, France

La Lumiere School students participate in service pilgrimage to Lourdes, France

LAPORTE | La Lumiere students Patrick Lake and Fiona Whalen embarked on a 15-day pilgrimage of service and conversion at the Shrine of Our Lady in Lourdes, France on July 31. Lake and Whalen, and 33 other teenagers from across the United States, along with Father Wayne Watts, served the sick…

September 16, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo seeks consultants for 3 highway projects

VALPARAISO | The city has started the process of choosing consultants for three projects to be done over the next three years, including safety improvements to Ransom Road's notorious "roller coaster hills."

August 18, 2013 7:00 pm

Valpo studying Harmel Dr. signal activation

VALPARAISO | After hearing requests from Streamwood Subdivision residents for years to activate the traffic signal at Harmel Drive and LaPorte Avenue, the city is having a study done of the proposal.

June 15, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo expected to get federal funds for intersection

VALPARAISO | The city learned Friday about $2.2 million in federal funds for Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection improvements are expected to be approved in the NIRPC 2014-2017 transportation plan.

June 11, 2013 3:30 pm

Roundabouts doing the job for Valpo

VALPARAISO | Roundabouts still give some people a rash, but information provided by the city engineer's office shows Valparaiso's first roundabout is doing what officials hoped it would do.

February 02, 2013 8:17 pm

Valpo traffic panel rejects stop on Ransom Road

VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Tuesday the best action to take on two requests was no action.

May 09, 2012 7:15 pm

LaPorte Avenue to be closed at Unviversity Drive on Tuesday

VALPARAISO | LaPorte Avenue will be closed on the west side of University Drive from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday for installation of a new underground water main.

March 18, 2012 6:15 pm

LaPorte/Ind. 49 again Valpo's worst intersection

VALPARAISO | The names stay pretty much the same. Only the order in which they appear changes each year for Valparaiso's list of the 10 most dangerous intersections.

February 14, 2012 3:03 pm

Ind. 49 off ramp in Valpo to get a traffic signal

VALPARAISO | The city's worst intersection of the past decade is about to get a new traffic signal, and, no, it's not at the roundabout.

November 08, 2011 6:15 pm

Valpo, county seek grant for walking path to new hospital

VALPARAISO | Porter County and the city have agreed, at least in principle, to share the local cost to acquire a federal grant for a pathway along Calumet Avenue as far north as the new Porter hospital site.

March 19, 2011 7:00 pm
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