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How will Illinois cover shortfalls from Illiana?

What taxes are Ann Schneider, Pat Quinn and Dick Durbin going to raise to cover the lack of revenue not generated by this worthless project called the Illiana toll road?

June 13, 2014 12:00 am
Toll Road traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Toll Road traffic stop leads to drug arrests

PORTAGE | Two men were arrested Monday afternoon after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large stash of marijuana in a car.

April 22, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Jackson might get out in time for Illiana dedication

Looks like Jesse Jackson Jr. might be out of jail in time to dedicate the new Illiana Toll Road and Peotone airport.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Too many negatives define Hoosier state

RICH JAMES: Too many negatives define Hoosier state

Just a week ago, the front page of this newspaper provided a microcosm of what Indiana is all about.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lake surveyor right to insist Illiana follow rules

The Illiana toll road requests to pollute your land and water.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Don't build new road; we don't take care of Cline

We cannot even maintain Cline Avenue, so why build another one (Illiana Toll Road) that can be neglected also?

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
Donnelly tears into state for failure to fix Cline Avenue, calls it shameful

Donnelly tears into state for failure to fix Cline Avenue, calls it shameful

MUNSTER | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., blasted the state for its failure to maintain Cline Avenue, calling it inconceivable, shameful and a disgrace.

January 20, 2014 5:00 pm Video Photos

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I had high hopes for Pence, but no longer

As lifetime conservative, I find it offensive that Gov. Mike Pence believes we (Hoosiers) must work with one of most corrupt states and pay for a toll road we don't need.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Illiana tollway, Peotone airport are connected

Illiana toll road, Peotone airport. Seems to me we can't have one without the other.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Road would be good for Illinois, not Indiana

I have represented the proposed Illiana Corridor area for the past 27 years at all levels of government, including local, county and now state.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

How many more convenience stores do we need?

It has become painfully obvious that a majority of The Times Editorial Board supports building a toll road in south Lake County. They claim it will reduce traffic on the Borman Expressway and bring permanent jobs to the region.

December 03, 2013 12:00 am

Warn drivers about toll booth being unattended

Not having used the Indiana Toll Road for several years, I recently did so. I’ll never do that again.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Pave the way for Illiana Expressway

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn are seeking investors for the proposed Illiana Expressway. It's an important sign we're well on the way to a new major highway.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am

New touch screens provide tourist assistance

Six touch-screen kiosks were unveiled this month at travel plazas along the Indiana Toll Road.

May 29, 2013 9:44 am

Portage to make hard decisions on infrastructure needs

PORTAGE | It isn't a surprise that some of the city's streets are in desperate need of repair.

April 28, 2013 12:00 am

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
Privatizing infrastructure, like Cline, brews a political battle

Privatizing infrastructure, like Cline, brews a political battle

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.

August 20, 2012 12:00 am

LaPorte man, 20, dead after Toll Road crash

A 20-year-old LaPorte man died early Monday after suffering injuries in a Sunday crash on the Indiana Toll Road, Indiana State Police said in a news release.

August 06, 2012 7:45 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: An innovative Cline Ave. solution worth waiting for

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: An innovative Cline Ave. solution worth waiting for

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…

June 10, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Pick up speed on transportation bill

DOUG ROSS: Pick up speed on transportation bill

Cross your fingers for the federal transportation bill now before a congressional conference committee. If the negotiations collapse, it would reinforce Americans' already intense disgust with Congress. 

June 01, 2012 12:00 am
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