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Road Transport

Portage commission reconsiders 4-way stop at Airport and Robbins

PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission has a short time span to decide whether they want to make the intersection of Airport and Robbins roads a four-way stop.

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: State should fulfill promise of Cline Ave. bridge rebuild

Where, oh where is the Cline Avenue Expressway bridge?

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Trucking company in Gary is hiring drivers, mechanics

GARY | A major trucking company is so in need of drivers that it is offering signing bonuses of at least $2,500.

December 10, 2013 4:00 pm

Portage engineer: Limit truck traffic to save roads

PORTAGE | It was just the day after workers completed paving the eastern-most portion of Central Avenue that City Engineer John Hannon saw a large truck carrying tons of sand traversing the street.

October 05, 2013 6:00 pm

Hobart intersection closure scheduled to begin Monday

HOBART | The intersection of Third and East streets will be closed to traffic starting Monday.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am
Ford seeks better reception to Lincoln redesigns

Ford seeks better reception to Lincoln redesigns

CHICAGO | With fewer nameplates to compete with at Ford Motor Co., company officials hope a revamped Lincoln product line can boost languishing vehicle sales for that brand.

February 09, 2012 5:00 pm

Portage snags federal money

PORTAGE | The city has secured federal funding to pay toward two projects.

September 29, 2011 12:00 am
2 killed in Jasper Co. crash that closes Interstate 65 for hours

2 killed in Jasper Co. crash that closes Interstate 65 for hours

JASPER COUNTY| A semitrailer driver and his passenger were killed Wednesday morning in a wreck that shut southbound Interstate 65 for hours.

August 10, 2011 10:30 pm

Ford among automakers working on tech to reduce congestion, accidents

Automakers and the federal government are working on technology to make communication between vehicles as common and effective as drivers speaking to each other.

July 24, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Pick up pace on Illiana Expressway

Finally, the Illiana Expressway's environmental study has been authorized. Get this moving quickly.

June 16, 2011 12:00 am

City to consider establishing truck routes

PORTAGE | City officials have begun investigating limiting truck traffic on city streets.

December 04, 2010 12:00 am

IDOT advertises first two Illiana Expressway jobs

After a four-month delay, the Illinois Department of Transportation has advertised the first two jobs on the Illiana Expressway for bid.

December 02, 2010 12:00 am
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