While much of what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing for Northwest Indiana’s future is tied to the Illiana Expressway and Cline Avenue Bridge, the region still figures prominently in the agency’s plans for improving the state’s overall transportation network.
HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce and the Crossroads Regional Chamber are hosting a rail conference April 19.
HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce and the Crossroads Regional Chamber are hosting a rail conference on April 19.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is spending about $26.5 million to rebuild a rail line from north of the airport to this sugar plant. It will also build a new rail connection and spur to the plant.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood holds a map of Northwest Indiana as he speaks to business leaders about high speed rail at a February 2011 rail summit at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton.
A memorial remains on 133rd Avenue in Cedar Lake near the railroad crossing where Chloe Burks lost her life in May.
Workers from Superior Construction continue work on the Airport Road overpass last week that is part of the Gary/Chicago International Airport's $166 million expansion project. Railroads' insistence on an overpass and new rail regulations hiked the cost of the crossing project to $18.2 milli…
Workers from Superior Construction continue work Monday on the Airport Road overpass that is part of the Gary/Chicago International Airport's $166 million expansion project. Railroads' insistence on an overpass and new rail regulations hiked the cost of the crossing project to $18.2 million …
This rail line crossing Virginia Street will be replaced by a new spur and rehabilitated rail line that travels from north of Gary/Chicago Airport to the Indiana Sugars plant seen in the background. The airport will pay $26.5 million for the rail project as part of its $166 million expansion plan.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana High Speed Rail Association will discuss three proposed Indiana high speed rail corridors that would stop in Gary on at its 13th annual Golden Spike Seminar on Oct. 6.
Railroad and state officials have reached an agreement on a key project that was holding up progress on a Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed Amtrak rail route.
Amtrak has received federal approval for trains on some routes in Michigan and northern Indiana to increase speeds to 110 mph, shaving more time off runs, the railroad and Michigan transportation officials announced Tuesday.
CHICAGO | Work started Monday on a long-delayed project to ease train congestion at a vital intersection of tracks in Chicago -- a single point that has contributed inordinately to backups in the hub of the nation's 140,000-mile rail network.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, sees a bleak path ahead for Indiana's roads -- and rails, bridges and ports -- unless the General Assembly starts mapping a new route to ensure the viability of the state's infrastructure.
Norfolk Southern freight trains will be moving at higher speeds through 18 Gary rail crossings on the city's south side starting Monday.
LAPORTE | Construction of the extension of rail lines into Kingsbury Industrial Park for an intermodal facility could get under way next month.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is seeking public input on the development of an updated Indiana State Rail Plan. INDOT will host three rail planning open houses in locations that generate the highest volume of freight and rail traffic in the state.
CHESTERTON | NICTD trustees heard Friday the Monon/CSX corridor from Chicago to Lowell likely would capture the most ridership for any South Shore expansion.
The director of General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee spoke about the rail station at his facility during Friday's lunch meeting for the Indiana High Speed Rail Association in Munster.
INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of state legislators will spend the next five years assessing the condition of Indiana's roads, bridges and rails and planning to meet the state's future transportation needs.
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