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Streets of East Chicago on target for reconstruction

EAST CHICAGO | If you're driving through East Chicago and feel as if there is construction on every street, you're right.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am

REGION RANTS: Around and around we go

Most of last week, I started my commute with swear words.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Study shows roundabout best option at Silhavy/LaPorte

VALPARAISO | A study by DLZ confirmed the best solution for improving traffic flow at the Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection is a two-lane roundabout similar to the one operating at the Calumet Avenue, Vale Park Road and Roosevelt Road intersection.

August 07, 2014 3:21 pm
Schererville's Cline Avenue project on schedule

Schererville's Cline Avenue project on schedule

Andy Seeger, of Hebron, directs a truck carrying "Indiana 53" rock that is being laid as part of the work on a new roundabout intersection at Cline Avenue, 77th Avenue, Rohrman Road and Seberger Road near Chapel Lawn Cemetery.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am

Donations enhance new C.P. trailheads

CROWN POINT | Two of the city's trailhead projects have received a boost with $20,000 donations each from the city's Rotary Club and the Crown Point Community Foundation.

June 13, 2014 7:02 pm

S'ville roundabout project to start in June

SCHERERVILLE | A road project on a stretch of Cline Avenue in Schererville will be starting in a little more than a month, and lane restrictions and closures are expected while works occurs, town officials said.

April 24, 2014 7:00 pm

Transplanted roundabout tree barely survived

VALPARAISO | It might have been a merry Christmas, but it has not been a happy new year for the spruce planted in the middle of the five-points roundabout in November.

April 20, 2014 6:42 pm
Roundabout near Lake government center in early planning stages

Roundabout near Lake government center in early planning stages

CROWN POINT | Early planning is under way for a roundabout at 93rd Avenue and Chase Street, near the the Lake County Government Complex.

March 23, 2014 6:15 pm

$100 for anyone who has done more than Costas

I have decided to reach into my piggy bank to offer a $100 reward to anyone who can tell me the name of the person who in the last 100 years has done more good for Valparaiso than Jon Costas, our mayor, ably aided by the Valparaiso City Council.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Larger roundabouts are much easier to navigate

If Valparaiso decides to put in a roundabout at Silhavy/LaPorte Avenue, please make it bigger than all of the rest.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Funding approved for Valpo's next roundabout

VALPARAISO | The questions a lot of Valparaiso residents don't really want to know the answer to — Where's the next roundabout going to be built? — will be answered in the next couple of months.

February 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Costas touts Valparaiso's great past, better future

Costas touts Valparaiso's great past, better future

VALPARAISO | After a decade in office, Mayor Jon Costas said Valparaiso has evolved "from good to great," but he sees the city's future bringing "opportunity like never before."

January 28, 2014 4:06 pm Photos

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5-points roundabout opens in time for Santa's sleigh

5-points roundabout opens in time for Santa's sleigh

VALPARAISO | It didn't open in time for Thanksgiving, as planned, but a few days of almost Indian summer were just what was needed to complete the final touches on the five-points roundabout Monday.

December 03, 2013 12:00 am Video Related
Valparaiso High School mock roundabout

Valparaiso High School mock roundabout

Valparaiso High School's Emily Whited, 18, and Kyle Brown, 16, monitor a mock roundabout the SADD students set up in a hallway intersection at the school to help teach students how to negotiate the new two-lane roundabout in Valparaiso. The VHS chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisio…

November 27, 2013 10:34 am
Valparaiso High School mock roundabout

Valparaiso High School mock roundabout

Students at Valparaiso High School negotiate a mock roundabout set up in a hallway at the school by the VHS chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions/Drunk Driving.

November 27, 2013 10:34 am
Valpo dedicates its newest roundabout with holiday ceremony

Valpo dedicates its newest roundabout with holiday ceremony

VALPARAISO | The city officially welcomed its newest roundabout, along with the holiday season, with speeches, a visit by Santa and the lighting of a Christmas tree.

November 24, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Did Depression Era camp contaminate Valpo soil?

Did Depression Era camp contaminate Valpo soil?

American Structure Point field inspector Josh Reeves, of Crown Point, measures the pavement thickness Monday of the five-points roundabout in Valparaiso. Workers are putting finishing paving on the new traffic intersection that replaces traffic lights at Calumet, Vale Park and Roosevelt Road…

November 18, 2013 2:23 pm
Did Depression Era camp contaminate Valpo soil?

Did Depression Era camp contaminate Valpo soil?

Motorists negotiate a temporary two-way traffic lane Monday on the new five-points roundabout in Valparaiso. The new traffic intersection is expected to open entirely Friday.

November 18, 2013 2:24 pm
valparaiso five points roundabout to open friday

valparaiso five points roundabout to open friday

Motorists negotiated a temporary two-way traffic lane in November on the new five-points roundabout in Valparaiso.

November 18, 2013 2:24 pm
valparaiso five points roundabout to open friday

valparaiso five points roundabout to open friday

Josh Reeves, field inspector for American Structure Point, of Crown Point, measures the pavement thickness of the five-points roundabout in Valparaiso. The new traffic intersection replaces traffic lights at Calumet, Vale Park and Roosevelt Road.

November 18, 2013 2:24 pm
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