Now that property for the Cline Avenue bridge has been turned over to the private developer building a toll bridge where a free bridge once stood, move swiftly to build the new bridge.
EAST CHICAGO | The former Cline Avenue bridge is now in the hands of a private company that plans to turn it into a private toll bridge, state officials announced early Tuesday.
The toll bridge to be built at Cline Avenue isn't as good as a free bridge, but at least it's going to be built, assuming the financing is all in order.
INDIANAPOLIS | If the response from local and state officials to the apparent resolution of the Cline Avenue Bridge quandary is any indication, the issue of replacing free roads and bridges with tolled infrastructure is likely to divide Hoosiers for years to come.
INDIANAPOLIS | State officials will host a public forum Wednesday in Highland for business leaders interested in working on a $2.6 billion southern Indiana bridge project.
As you travel into Ohio and all along the East Coast, the toll roads there are known as turnpikes. The term dates back to the early days of roads when they were built and maintained by private enterprise, not the government. Long sticks or “pikes" blocked access to these roads until the fare…
The options for replacing the Cline Avenue bridge now have been narrowed, with the proposal to build a private toll bridge looking like the best option.
INDIANAPOLIS | While state transportation officials deliberate on whether to replace it, work to demolish the Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago could begin by the end of the year.
It's more rare than a vein of pure gold or a flawless diamond -- it's a tax that goes away after its obligation has been met.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Transportation did not receive any additional proposals for replacing the closed Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago on Friday, the final day plans could be submitted to the agency.
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