HAMMOND | The 169th Street reconstruction project will impact traffic on Columbia Avenue through early July.
SCHERERVILLE | Roadwork at U.S. 41 and Main Street will cause lane restrictions, but traffic flow should improve after construction is finished, officials said.
UNIVERSITY PARK | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a construction project at the intersection of Stuenkel Road and Interstate 57 from west of Ridgeland Avenue to west of Harlem Avenue in the University Park/Monee area began Monday.
MERRILLVILLE | The acquisition of right of way for the Mississippi Street improvement project could involve condemnation proceedings.
HOMEWOOD | Motorists traveling Halsted Street through the south suburb can start expecting delays in April thanks to a project to replace the bridge over the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad south of the Tri-State Tollway.
LANSING | As part of an effort by the Illinois Department of Transportation to improve Torrence Avenue in Lansing and Calumet City, the Village Board approved the sale of a tiny parcel of land to the state.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is taking in less revenue from its gasoline tax as fuel efficient and alternative fuel cars increasingly fill the state's roads and highways.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The Illinois House is poised to consider more money for state programs in a plan that takes advantage of new road building funds and shifts money saved from prison closures to child-welfare services, sparing up to 1,900 jobs.
HAMMOND | Munster Steel's relocation to Hammond is moving along as planned, with the company expecting to start construction on its new facility this year.
LANSING | The barricades for northbound traffic on Wentworth Avenue will come down by Friday, though work on the road reconstruction between Ridge Road and Glenwood/Lansing Road will not be complete until spring.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is planing lane restrictions on the westbound Borman Expressway from the Broadway exit to the Illinois stateline starting at midnight through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | Work to extend and enhance frontage roads along U.S. 30 in Merrillville has resumed.
Road crews repair pavement on Haven Hill Road in Merrillville on Sept. 12. Street repairs are costly, but only a small part of local government spending.
Road crews repair pavement on Haven Hill Road in Merrillville on Sept. 12. While this might be the most visible evidence of your tax dollars at work, public safety is the lion's share of county government spending.
Road crews repair pavement on near Randolph Street and Ainsworth Road in Merrillville on Sept. 12. Some municipalities are beginning to borrow money to pay for road repairs.
MERRILLVILLE | A road improvement project on Georgia Street/81st Place is nearly finished and the replacement of a bridge on 68th Avenue could be complete in coming weeks.
One of the strongest-running local news story has to do with the bridge over the Indiana Harbor ship canal. Despite all these stories, I’m not sure that any of us are any the wiser about why the bridge failed. However, I’m inclined to think it has something to do with our obsession with bridges.
INDIANAPOLIS | With money from the Indiana Toll Road lease set to run out in the next three years, a panel of state lawmakers Thursday began looking at how Indiana will pay for roads and bridges in the future.
MERRILLVILLE | A project extending and enhancing frontage roads in a stretch of U.S. 30 has affected sales at some Merrillville businesses.
MERRILLVILLE | Current and proposed development along Merrillville Road has some town officials thinking it's time to begin planning a project to widen the street to four lanes.
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