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Railroad Crossing

EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

EDITORIAL: Stopped trains stop first responders

Getting stopped by a train is a regular feature of life in the region. Getting stopped by a stopped train shouldn't be, however.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
White Oak rail crossing closes Monday for repairs

White Oak rail crossing closes Monday for repairs

MUNSTER | Before the expected traffic snarls associated with the Calumet Avenue/45th Street underpass project commence next year, drivers will be inconvenienced by a shutdown of the Canadian National Railway crossing at White Oak Avenue.

April 19, 2014 6:11 pm
Driver faces charges in Gary train crash

Driver faces charges in Gary train crash

GARY | A 35-year-old woman faces charges after she drove around railroad crossing gates late Thursday night and her vehicle was struck by a train at a crossing on Old Hobart Road in Gary's Miller neighborhood.

April 04, 2014 12:53 pm Video Photos

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Calumet Avenue near casino to be closed for rail repairs

HAMMOND | The railroad crossing on Calumet Avenue north of the Indianapolis Boulevard intersection near the Horseshoe Casino will be closed from Saturday to April 13 to allow for repairs to the rails.

April 03, 2014 11:00 pm

Council Line Road rail crossing will be closed all day Monday

HOBART | The railroad crossing on Council Line Road north of 73rd Avenue will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Monday.

March 23, 2014 12:05 am

Pence OKs legislative study of South Shore Line

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will review possible expansion plans for the South Shore Line and consider changes to the membership of its operating board, under a measure signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

April 21, 2013 11:30 pm Related

Senate sends several region-sponsored proposals to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate passed several House-approved legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that are now headed to Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto. They include:

March 12, 2013 3:50 pm

Crossing repairs close portion of Hendricks Street in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | A portion of Hendricks Street at the railroad crossing south of 58th Avenue will be closed through Friday while repairs are made at the crossing.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am

Quiet crossings planned in Schererville

SCHERERVILLE | A project to create quiet railroad crossings in Schererville is advancing, town leaders said.

February 17, 2012 12:00 am

Official: $128M airport project will begin in July

INDIANAPOLIS | Dirt will fly by the Fourth of July.

January 21, 2011 12:00 am

Railroad crossings dangerous? No, it's called driver ignorance

I resent the fact that I have to pay for other people's stupidity. It's bad enough political ignorance wastes my tax dollars. Railroad crossings are not dangerous. People are dangerous! Same principle with guns: Guns don't kill, people do. The train didn't jump the track and hit those people.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am
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