A crash wall at Brainard Avenuea and State Line Road on the Chicago side of the border between Hammond and Chicago helps traffic flow.
The intersection at Gostlin Street and Sheffield Avenue in Hammond will be turned into a roundabout.
HAMMOND | The city is developing a federal aid project to reconstruct and widen Chicago Street (formerly known as Ind. 312) from South Brainard Avenue at the border with Illinois to the East Chicago border at White Oak Avenue.
Building professionals peered at solar panels, poked at wires and peeked in breaker boxes at solar power installations across the region Tuesday to figure how how they can profit from the next big thing.
With federal court oversight of Lake County bus agencies ending just two months ago, a disability-rights agency claims it has spotted evidence Porter County agencies are not providing rides as required by law.
MERRILLVILLE | Two local partners selected six Northwest Indiana communities for the Green Fleet program.
HAMMOND | Negotiators report "significant and substantial progress" has been made in resolving federal legal action filed by a local disability-rights group against the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
NIRPC Chairman David Uran, mayor of Crown Point, speaks in December as members prepare to vote overwhelmingly in favor of a proposal to build the Illiana Expressway, a southern route near Lowell that would connect I-65 with I-55 near Wilmington, Ill. At left is Hobart Mayor and NIRPC Vice Ch…
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) invites you to participate in a new regional initiative - the Solar Ready II Program. NIRPC has partnered with the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Meister Consultants Grou…
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) has awarded seven grants totaling $402,000 to seven Northwest Indiana communities through its Creating Livable Communities (CLC) new funding program. The seven communities to receive grants are:
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller joins residents and other officials Tuesday during a public meeting at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission building about controlling Asian carp in the Great Lakes.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller speaks Tuesday during a public meeting at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission building in Portage about controlling Asian carp in the Great Lakes.
Col. Frederick Drummond, commander of the Army Corp of Engineers Chicago District, talks about controlling Asian carp in the Great Lakes during a public meeting Tuesday in Portage.
PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) will commence an 8-day public comment period from January 29, 2014 to February 5, 2014, to gather public comments on the adding of the NICTD ‘Bikes on Trains’ Study to NIRPC’s 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program…
HOBART | The weather and driving conditions might have been the major concern for residents Tuesday, but water quality issues in Northwest Indiana also received attention.
HOBART | Local communities and organizations will join with the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Tuesday to kick off a project to improve water quality and restore aquatic habitats in the Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway watershed.
PORTAGE │ Cedar Lake Councilmen Robert Carnahan was sitting with the general public, not at the table of Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission members, where as a member he once sat.
PORTAGE │ The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's Transportation Policy Committee on Tuesday approved a request to allocate funds to repair a bridge on Kennedy Avenue over the Grand Calumet River in East Chicago.
PORTAGE | A joint federal review of the regional transportation planning process in Northwestern Indiana has found that it not only complies with federal requirements, but serves as a model of best planning practices.
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