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Portage invoking frost law restrictions

PORTAGE | The city is invoking its frost law regulations on Portage streets due to the warm temperatures expected over the next few weeks.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

Portage to review U.S. 20/Dombey Road intersection

PORTAGE | City officials are going to take a closer look at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Dombey Road and may ask the state's transportation department to reconsider their decision to do nothing at the intersection.

February 11, 2013 12:00 am

Striping of Portage roads delayed until next year

PORTAGE | Roads that had been earmarked for striping this year will have to wait until next year to be completed.

December 08, 2012 9:00 pm

Indiana Toll Road switches to 'E-ZPass'

The Indiana Toll Road will shed the "i-Zoom" label and begin using the "E-ZPass" brand on signs and materials for the public.

September 07, 2012 3:05 pm

Property taxes may be used to pay for county highway work

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties would be permitted to spend property tax revenue to maintain county highways under legislation headed to the governor.

March 01, 2012 4:45 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: Roundabouts are circles of life for bicyclists, pedestrians

MITCH BARLOGA: Roundabouts are circles of life for bicyclists, pedestrians

Since my mum is a purebred Brit, I have been blessed to have visited England many times during my life. During these times on the island, I enjoyed many unique pleasures. Those included visiting ancient castles, entering a pub at 14 (not drinking, mind you), and experiencing a traffic contro…

March 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Old traffic issues getting another look

PORTAGE | A couple of old issues involving traffic concerns in the city are getting another look.

February 06, 2012 12:00 am

Panel to mull Swanson Road light

PORTAGE | The city's traffic commission held its first meeting of the year Thursday short one member.

January 06, 2012 12:00 am

Portage panel prepares for work to seal cracks in roads

PORTAGE | The city will crack-seal several roads this fall.

October 01, 2011 8:50 pm

Roads closed for paving in Porter

PORTER | Several roads here will be closed through Sept. 24 because of repaving work.

September 21, 2011 8:30 pm
MLK Bridge defects spawn suit

MLK Bridge defects spawn suit

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's transportation agency wants the Gary construction company that built the now-closed Martin Luther King Drive Bridge over the Borman Expressway to pay to demolish and replace the cracked structure.

July 13, 2011 8:00 pm Related

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

Evergreen Ave. bridge likely closed until fall

PORTAGE | A second primary east-west corridor on the city's west side has been closed.

March 14, 2011 9:45 am

Portage road project progressing

PORTAGE | The Portage Board of Works approved a contract Monday with the Indiana Department of Transportation to begin land acquisition for the County Line Road/Central Avenue project.

February 15, 2011 12:00 am

Smile for your ticket

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana motorists driving even 1 mph over the speed limit in a school or construction zone could have their picture taken and receive a $300 ticket in the mail under legislation co-sponsored by a Northwest Indiana representative.

January 24, 2011 12:00 am

Lead foot may lead to felony in Illinois

CHICAGO | Beginning Saturday, motorists prone to a lead foot will feel a tighter grip from the long arm of the law.

December 28, 2010 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
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