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U.S. 30 opens ahead of schedule

U.S. 30 opens ahead of schedule

A 12-hour emergency closure on a 9-mile stretch of U.S. 30 that was expected to snarl traffic during the morning rush Thursday was nearly complete in just 2 1/2 hours.

July 03, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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U.S. 231 reopens with bridgework complete

The repairs on the two CSX railroad bridges over U.S. 231 are complete, and the road is open again, a spokesman for the Indiana Department of Transportation said.

June 18, 2014 11:45 am

Left turn lag prompts more efficient traffic flow

You might have noticed that some of your favorite traffic signals have developed new habits in the past year or so.

March 15, 2014 4:49 pm
Travel at your own risk: Ex-INDOT workers raise concerns

Travel at your own risk: Ex-INDOT workers raise concerns

The Indiana Department of Transportation fired an employee for posting a video on the social media about Cline Avenue's potholed surface earlier this month.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

CROWN POINT | The state and Lake County want to steer public outrage over potholes that swallowed Cline Avenue and caused headaches for drivers and flat tires away from themselves.

January 15, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Pothole nightmare continues on Cline Avenue

Pothole nightmare continues on Cline Avenue

A reopened Cline Avenue continued to pose hazards for motorists Monday, with one pothole-laden ramp putting seven vehicles out of commission.

January 13, 2014 9:41 am Photos

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Region readies for freezing rain, rising temps

Region readies for freezing rain, rising temps

Road conditions improved Thursday as the region prepared for freezing rain Friday morning followed by rising temperatures.

January 09, 2014 8:50 pm
MARC CHASE: INDOT info-comedy act deserves a big 'like'

MARC CHASE: INDOT info-comedy act deserves a big 'like'

It's pretty hard to find humor in the deep-freeze winter deluge burying us Regionites recently, but a state employee deserves thanks for thawing some of the agony with a little laughter.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Matt Deitchley

Matt Deitchley

Matt Deitchley, the man behind the Indiana Department of Transportation's informative, yet funny, Facebook road condition updates through our recent winter storms.

January 08, 2014 3:04 pm

EDITORIAL: Cline Avenue needs more than patches

We give the snowplow drivers from the Indiana Department of Transportation and elsewhere credit for their efforts in clearing this massive amount of snow, especially with the extreme cold and high winds. This was no minor snowstorm.

January 07, 2014 12:00 am

Ind. 49 bridge to be rebuilt in 2014

PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The historic bridge on Ind. 49 over the Kankakee River, which has been restricted to one lane for almost two years, is slated to be rebuilt in 2014.

November 03, 2013 6:30 pm

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
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