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Silhavy Road

Valpo board takes action on pathway projects

VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.

August 23, 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

Signals, signs at 20 Valpo intersection to be improved

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday for upgrading traffic signals and signage at 20 intersections, including the one at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive.

February 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Valpo seeks consultants for 3 highway projects

VALPARAISO | The city has started the process of choosing consultants for three projects to be done over the next three years, including safety improvements to Ransom Road's notorious "roller coaster hills."

August 18, 2013 7:00 pm

Valpo expected to get federal funds for intersection

VALPARAISO | The city learned Friday about $2.2 million in federal funds for Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection improvements are expected to be approved in the NIRPC 2014-2017 transportation plan.

June 11, 2013 3:30 pm

Valpo eager to try new federal funds swap law

VALPARAISO | The city could be one of the first to try to take advantage of a new state law that allows it to trade federal funds for state dollars to reduce costs and speed up projects.

May 08, 2013 8:20 pm

New state law could impact Silhavy Road project

VALPARAISO | The state of plans to improve Silhavy Road from LaPorte Avenue to Evans Avenue could be decided at Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission meeting in May.

April 20, 2013 11:30 pm

Valpo to study signal at Chicago/Silhavy crossing

VALPARAISO | A request to add a traffic signal at Silhavy Road and Chicago Street will be one of the issues the city looks at as part of the improvements to Silhavy between LaPorte Avenue and Evans Avenue.

April 09, 2013 3:23 pm

Valpo opens bids for critical culvert replacement

VALPARAISO | A vital element to both the five-points roundabout project and the drainage improvements for the Hawthorn Subdivision should be under construction by mid-April.

March 28, 2013 7:00 pm

Miscalculations add $86,537 to Silhavy path project

VALPARAISO | A miscalculation of the measurements for the Silhavy Road pathway project resulted in the city paying $86,537 more to complete the project than expected.

March 17, 2013 6:30 pm

Bids opened for latest Valpo roundabout

VALPARAISO | Bids were opened from three companies and a contract could be awarded soon for the construction of the five-points roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.

March 11, 2013 7:15 pm

Roundabouts doing the job for Valpo

VALPARAISO | Roundabouts still give some people a rash, but information provided by the city engineer's office shows Valparaiso's first roundabout is doing what officials hoped it would do.

February 02, 2013 8:17 pm

Residents happy with changes to Burlington Beach plans

VALPARAISO | A change in plans for Burlington Beach Road was welcome news for 11 residents at Tuesday's Redevelopment Commission meeting.

July 10, 2012 7:53 pm

Intersection of Vale Park and Silhavy set to close for paving

VALPARAISO | The intersection of Vale Park Road and Silhavy Road will be closed at 7 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at 5 p.m. for asphalt paving.

May 15, 2012 12:00 am
Roundabout work comes full circle

Roundabout work comes full circle

May 02, 2012 6:16 pm Photos


Silhavy Road to be closed for Vale Park roundabout work

VALPARAISO | Silhavy Road will be closed north of the Vale Park roundabout from Friday to June 4 for the final phase of roundabout work.

April 18, 2012 8:45 pm

Valpo to fund beautification of Ind. 49 interchange bridge

VALPARAISO | To make sure the new interchange at Vale Park Road and Ind. 49 is as pretty as possible, the city Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved up to $200,000 for enhancements to the state project.

April 11, 2012 8:45 pm

Valpo parks seeking funding help for projects

VALPARAISO | When you have more projects to do than you can afford, the first thing you do is prioritize what needs to be done.

March 04, 2012 11:00 pm

Silhavy Road to be closed Monday through Wednesday

VALPARAISO | Silhavy Road will be closed Monday through Wednesday from Vale Park Road to Glendale Boulevard for sanitary sewer installation.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am

LaPorte/Ind. 49 again Valpo's worst intersection

VALPARAISO | The names stay pretty much the same. Only the order in which they appear changes each year for Valparaiso's list of the 10 most dangerous intersections.

February 14, 2012 3:03 pm
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