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Porter County Highway Department

Roads closing in Chesterton, Valpo for culvert installation

The Porter County Highway Department will close two roads for culvert installation.

April 22, 2014 7:49 pm

Sigler Street in Hebron closed Monday, Tuesday

HEBRON | The Porter County Highway Department and K & L Excavation will close Sigler Street on Monday and Tuesday from Hebron town limits to the Lake-Porter County Line Road in Boone Township for drainage work.

January 25, 2014 5:05 pm
Drivers stranded for hours on CR 700 North in Portage Township

Drivers stranded for hours on CR 700 North in Portage Township

Kylee Shell said a Porter County highway plow truck left her and several other motorists stranded for more than six hours Sunday night on County Road 700 North in Portage Township.

January 06, 2014 5:55 pm

FBI investigation includes Porter County highway bids

VALPARAISO | The FBI's investigation into Porter County government continues to widen with agents taking possession of bidding records from the Highway Department.

December 13, 2013 10:00 am

County Road 600 North closed today for culvert installation

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Highway Department will close County Road 600 North 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today from County Road 625 West to County Road 700 West for culvert installation. Local residential traffic only allowed during this period.

October 29, 2013 12:00 am

Local road closings today due to paving

CHESTERTON | The following roads will be closed today from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for asphalt paving. Local residential traffic only allowed during this period.

October 24, 2013 3:30 am

County Road 500 East closed for paving today

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Highway Department will close County Road 500 East from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, starting from U.S. 6 to County Road 900 North, for asphalt paving.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am

County Road 900 South closed parts of 2 days for paving

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Highway Department will close County Road 900 South 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today and Friday from County Road 250 West to County Road 400 West for paving. Local residential traffic only will be allowed during the closure.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

Smoke Road closed through Friday for paving

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Highway Department will close Smoke Road between Ind. 8 and County Road 600 South for asphalt paving from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today through Friday.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am

Two Porter County roads to be closed today

The Porter County Highway Department and Rieth Riley Construction will close County Road 625 West 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today for asphalt paving.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am

County Road 900 North in Chesterton closed Sunday

CHESTERTON | Porter County Highway Department and Rieth-Riley Construction will close County Road 900 North from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday for asphalt paving. Traffic will be restricted to local residents only.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am

County Road 275 South closed for paving

PORTER COUNTY | The Porter County Highway Department and Rieth-Riley Construction will close County Road 275 South from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today for asphalt paving. Traffic will be restricted to local residents only.

August 14, 2013 5:40 pm

County Road 325 East closed for culvert installation today

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Highway Department will close County Road 325 East from County Road 400 North to County Road 500 North today from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for culvert installation.

August 13, 2013 12:05 am

County Road 50 West near Chesterton is closed today

CHESTERTON | The Porter County Highway Department and Rieth-Riley Construction will close County Road 50 West today for asphalt paving. Traffic will be restricted to local residents only.

July 18, 2013 12:05 am

Several roads closing in Porter County beginning today

The Porter County Highway Department will close the following roads beginning today.

June 24, 2013 12:00 am

County Road 900 South closed in Boone Township for paving

BOONE TWP. | The Porter County Highway Department and Rieth/Riley Construction will close County Road 900 South in Boone Township on Wednesday from U.S. 231 to Porter/Lake County Line Road for asphalt paving.

June 05, 2013 12:00 am

County Road 250 South in Morgan Township closed today for culvert replacement

MORGAN TOWNSHIP | The Porter County Highway Department will close 250 South today from 150 East to 75 East for culvert replacement in the morning. Road should be re-open by the afternoon.

May 21, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Taking care of the deer-ly departed

PHIL WIELAND: Taking care of the deer-ly departed

One of the joys of commuting along more-or-less rural roads is watching as the bodies of roadkills slowly swell to explosive proportions. (My apologies if you are reading this over breakfast. You might want to turn to the comics page instead.)

May 10, 2013 12:00 am

Burdick Road rail crossing closed through April 17

The Porter County Highway Department and Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the Burdick Road rail crossing today through April 17 for crossing repairs.

April 07, 2013 3:00 am

Porter County already preparing for next winter

Climate change isn't the only thing having an impact on how the Porter County Highway Department handles the roads in the winter.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am
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