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Road Projects

Cook County approves road projects for upcoming years

CHICAGO | Cook County officials said work will proceed in 2015 on a pair of projects meant to repair or build business-oriented roads in suburban Harvey and Lynwood.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer takes stock of road projects

DYER | The Town Council will meet in a special work session Thursday with the Redevelopment Commission to talk about road projects.

March 25, 2014 7:00 pm

Detour posted for Harlem Avenue due to road project

UNIVERSITY PARK | Local access along Harlem Avenue at Stuenkel Road in University Park and Monee will be accessible in only the northbound direction, according to a news release from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

June 13, 2013 7:00 pm

Columbia Avenue could reopen to one lane in each direction by June 10

HAMMOND | Columbia Avenue could reopen to one lane of traffic in each direction by June 10, after a stretch of the road near the Grand Calumet River closed in mid-April for construction work.

May 28, 2013 5:05 pm

County provides additional payment for Wentworth Avenue repair

CHICAGO | A company that did engineering studies for the 2012 reconstruction of Wentworth Avenue in Lansing will receive an additional $37,000 payment from Cook County.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am

Ill. official's letter, not law, key to road work

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration says a cabinet member's pledge is the key to making a road-construction boost work this spring.

February 09, 2013 12:00 am

Project delays disappoint M'ville council president

MERRILLVILLE | Two town projects haven't advanced as quickly as Council President Shawn Pettit wanted.

December 19, 2012 8:35 pm

Gas tax for funding roads in trouble

PORTAGE | Understanding the gas tax as a component of highway funding is not something many people do. So Build Indiana Council has created a video to "start a conversation" on finding solutions for what is becoming a problem.

March 15, 2012 3:30 pm

Plan for road shows Valparaiso and Porter County don't plan together

A road project costing $4.6 million is going to catch your attention, especially if it's adjacent to a community infamous for roads in third-world condition — hill and urban, to mention a few. So I attended the public hearing by planning firm DLZ at the Valparaiso City Hall.

March 11, 2012 1:00 am

County includes south suburbs in road repair projects

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board has given its support for funding to road repair and upgrade projects throughout the Chicago area, including several projects in the south suburbs.

March 04, 2012 8:45 pm

Chicago-area labor strike literally impacts Lansing streets

LANSING | The effects of a strike between a construction labor union and companies that oversee road, sewer and water projects across the Chicago area is trickling down to local road repair projects.

July 15, 2010 12:00 am
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