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Arbogast Street bridge coming down next month

GRIFFITH | The damaged bridge at Brinwood Street and Arbogast Avenue will come down early next month.

July 16, 2014 6:54 pm
East Chicago officials mark end of pipe lining project

East Chicago officials mark end of pipe lining project

EAST CHICAGO | City officials, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday marked the end of construction for East Chicago's pipe lining project.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

Workers from NIES Engineering and Grimmer Construction work on the hairline crack found in a sanitary sewer main.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am
Hairline crack found in sanitary line near Little Cal levee

Hairline crack found in sanitary line near Little Cal levee

HIGHLAND | A hairline crack has been detected in an 18-inch sanitary line that runs either side of the levee along the Little Calumet River at Kennedy Avenue.

June 03, 2014 6:18 pm Photos

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Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

A hairline crack has been detected in an 18-inch sanitary force main that runs either side of the levee along the Little Calumet River at Kennedy Avenue. It was discovered after a sinkhole smaller than a dinner plate was discovered near the pumping station. Highland public works crews are wo…

June 03, 2014 2:06 pm
Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate after cutting a ceremonial ribbon to mark completion of a Black Oak sewer improvement project in Gary. From left is U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville; Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitary District Board; Gary Mayor Karen Freeman- Wilson and Lt. Col. Kevi…

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

GARY │ U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrated on Friday the end of construction for the Gary Black Oak phase II sewer improvement project.

May 16, 2014 6:12 pm Photos

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Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Army Corps of Engineers Col. Fred Drummond speaks Friday at a ceremony marking the start of the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project. Drummond is flanked by, from left, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, 3rd District Councilwoman Mary Brown and U.S. Rep Pete Visclosky, D-Mer…

May 04, 2013 12:00 am
Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Army Corps of Engineers Project Manager Imad Samara chats with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Friday before the start of a ceremony marking the start of the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project. Construction will include installing about 1,500 linear feet of …

May 04, 2013 12:00 am
Lessons learned in flood-fighting practice could prevent future destruction

Lessons learned in flood-fighting practice could prevent future destruction

Snow, carried by frigid westerly winds, blew across the huge light towers that illuminated an army of workers and equipment battling to stay ahead of churning, rising river water and temperatures hovering in the teens.

March 21, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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This is a drill. This is only a drill

This is a drill. This is only a drill

A staging area was set up Wednesday on Kennedy Avenue near 179th Street in Hammond. Several dump trucks were waiting to have their massive concrete blocks unloaded and put into place across Kennedy Avenue at the Little Calumet River.

March 21, 2013 3:15 pm
This is a drill. This is only a drill

This is a drill. This is only a drill

The intersection of Kennedy Avenue and 179th Street was closed Wednesday evening for a flood training drill.

March 21, 2013 3:15 pm

Flood control drill to close Kennedy on March 20

A full-scale drill to practice protecting parts of Highland and Hammond during future flood events will shut down Kennedy Avenue at just after midnight March 20.

March 03, 2013 6:45 pm

Little Cal Commission going ahead with State Line flood protection

MUNSTER |  The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission voted unanimously recently to put up a flood protection structure this spring along 3,000 feet of State Line Avenue between Hammond and Calumet City.

February 23, 2013 5:47 pm
Dredging of E.C. harbor, ship canal delayed by winds

Dredging of E.C. harbor, ship canal delayed by winds

EAST CHICAGO | After waiting 40 years for the complete dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Canal to begin, the official first scoop of contaminated sediment was delayed Monday by Mother Nature.

October 29, 2012 5:24 pm Photos

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At long last: Indiana Harbor, Ship Canal work expected to begin

EAST CHICAGO | Long-delayed dredging of a polluted industrial waterway which runs through the heart of East Chicago is scheduled to begin this week.

October 22, 2012 12:00 am

Ground broken today on Griffith sewer improvement project

GRIFFITH | The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrilllville, and Lake County officials will hold a groundbreaking today to mark the start of construction for Griffith's sewer improvement project.

October 18, 2012 11:30 pm

Waterline to be extended to Memorial hospital site

VALPARAISO | The final leg of the water main installation for the Memorial Health System site at the southeast corner of Ind. 49 and Burlington Beach Road will be installed over the next four months.

June 27, 2012 8:00 pm

Start of Indiana Harbor dredging awaits EPA approval

EAST CHICAGO | Long-delayed dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal might start in September if federal officials approve an agreement for funding from a local steelmaker.

June 24, 2012 8:09 pm
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