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U.S. 30 'nightmare' averted: INDOT announces majority of road open

U.S. 30 'nightmare' averted: INDOT announces majority of road open

Two and a half hours after the emergency closure of a 9-mile stretch of U.S. 30 was to begin, INDOT announced work was almost complete. The work was expected to take about 12 hours and affect the morning rush hour.

July 03, 2014 2:48 am Related
Valpo mayor sees more big projects coming for city

Valpo mayor sees more big projects coming for city

VALPARAISO | As Valparaiso moves toward completing the long-range vision being developed under ValpoNEXT, the city still has some big plans it hopes to accomplish in the next two or three years, Mayor Jon Costas said.

April 19, 2014 10:30 pm

Mind the gap: U.S. 30 eastbound lane temporarily closed

DYER | Officials are closing an eastbound lane in the 1500 block of U.S. 30, Dyer police said. 

February 20, 2014 6:00 pm

Few surprises on Valpo's bad intersection list

VALPARAISO | The annual list of the the 10 intersections with the most accidents is out, and while many names have been on the list before, several are on the city's radar for improvements.

February 07, 2014 6:45 pm Related
U.S. 30 re-opened east of Valparaiso

U.S. 30 re-opened east of Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | U.S. 30 was re-opened to traffic about 10:40 a.m. after being closed in both directions just east of Valparaiso city limits as officials responded to a crash involving a semi-trailer and a pickup truck.

February 05, 2014 10:45 am

Truck driver involved in crash arrested on alcohol charges

MERRILLVILLE | A Missouri man is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol when he drove his semitrailer off the southbound lanes of Interstate 65, police said. 

January 19, 2014 6:56 pm

Valpo redevelopment panel considers $28M budget

VALPARAISO | To pay for expansion of Central Park Plaza and the public infrastructure improvements for the Pratt Industries expansion, the city's Redevelopment Commission plans to borrow $13.5 million in 2014.

October 13, 2013 7:15 pm

Hobart woman run over by car on U.S. 30

HOBART | A woman was run over by a vehicle Tuesday night on U.S. 30.

September 17, 2013 10:45 pm
Road Rants: News about attempted U-turns and drivers who don't believe the road is closed to them

Road Rants: News about attempted U-turns and drivers who don't believe the road is closed to them

MERRILLVILLE | With the crossovers permanently closed along U.S. 30, motorists must make u-turns at traffic signals to reach certain businesses.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am

Dyer officials ready for railroad crossing closure

DYER | Police, town officials and firefighters are ready for the closing of U.S. 30 at the CSX tracks and they hope residents will be, too.

July 13, 2013 8:31 pm
Valparaiso's Costas bullish on city's future

Valparaiso's Costas bullish on city's future

VALPARAISO | Whether he's looking back at the past year or ahead to the next one, Mayor Jon Costas sees plenty of things to be optimistic about.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos


Report: LaPorte/Ind. 49 is Valpo's worst intersection

VALPARAISO | The locations of Valparaiso's worst intersections for crashes doesn't change much from year to year, just the ranking, but city Engineering Director Tim Burkman hopes to see some change in four on U.S. 30.

February 17, 2013 10:26 pm

Valpo chamber supports Illiana expansion into Porter County

VALPARAISO | Expansion of the Illiana Expressway east through Porter County is one of the four issues the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce will support during the coming session of the state Legislature.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo approves facade grant for U.S. 30 Best Western

VALPARAISO | The revival of the former Best Western on U.S. 30 is ready to begin with a little help from the city's Redevelopment Commission.

August 08, 2012 8:30 pm

Valpo Plan Commission OKs special district, TIF proposals

VALPARAISO | Plans to pay for improvements on University Drive and the U.S. 30 corridor got a boost Tuesday from the city Plan Commission.

July 13, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo OKs $20M pact with INDOT

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved the agreement with the state that will give the city control of Lincolnway and provide $18 million for improvements to U.S. 30.

February 23, 2012 12:11 pm

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

Valpo, INDOT agree to U.S. 30 improvement plans

VALPARAISO | Construction of improvements to the U.S. 30 corridor is expected to begin in 2013 under a $20 million agreement announced Wednesday between Valparaiso and the Indiana Department of Transportation.

January 25, 2012 2:35 pm
Valpo's U.S. 30 corridor price tag: $56.6M

Valpo's U.S. 30 corridor price tag: $56.6M

VALPARAISO | The city now has a plan for beautifying its U.S. 30 corridor "front door," but, with an estimated price tag of $56.66 million, Planning Director Craig Phillips warns it's not going to happen overnight.

July 30, 2011 7:30 pm Photos


Court upholds sentence for getaway driver

INDIANAPOLIS | Ten years is an appropriate prison sentence for the getaway driver in a Hobart jewelry store heist, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

June 16, 2011 2:15 pm
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