Traffic on Calumet Avenue in Munster, especially near the 45th Avenue choke point, with the railroad tracks there, has been sluggish for years. An overpass is necessary.
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.
VALPARAISO | The flashing signal at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive will be changed to a fully operational one during the first quarter of 2014.
VALPARAISO | One month after getting a request for another turn arrow at Glendale Boulevard and North Calumet Avenue, the traffic signal has been approved by the city's Traffic and Safety Committee.
CRETE | The Village Board has agreed that Crete will pay part of the cost of upgrading traffic signals and lights to a more energy-efficient bulb.
VALPARAISO | The city liked a resident's suggestion for a left-turn arrow on northbound Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue so much it decided to install arrows on the southbound side, too.
VALPARAISO | After hearing requests from Streamwood Subdivision residents for years to activate the traffic signal at Harmel Drive and LaPorte Avenue, the city is having a study done of the proposal.
VALPARAISO | Now that the city has installed left-turn lanes on North Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue, it has a request to add turn arrows to the signals.
This was a very nice article ("Signal replacement project in Valpo," Dec. 26) about upgrading the traffic signals in downtown Valpo. However a serious error was made.
VALPARAISO | Even stoplights blink a bright red and green, and, in the downtown area, they do it much more energy efficiently now and with battery backups.
VALPARAISO | The city is beginning the process of providing battery backup power for its traffic signals.
PORTAGE | The Traffic Commission this week gave authority to the city's police department to control the traffic light at Portage High School and Airport Road when needed.
VALPARAISO | The downtown signal modernization project will benefit from a federal grant for 80 percent of the cost, and bids for the project were well below estimates.
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