Vale Park Road
VALPARAISO | The five-points roundabout was five years in the making and will take about five months for the building.
VALPARAISO | About 15 people attended Wednesday's meeting on the five-points roundabout with objections from only a couple of residents about it causing difficulty making left turns into businesses without the traffic signals creating breaks.
VALPARAISO | Construction of a five-legged, two-lane roundabout is expected to start later this month, and Valparaiso is holding a meeting Wednesday night at the Valparaiso YMCA to explain how it will be done.
VALPARAISO | A vital element to both the five-points roundabout project and the drainage improvements for the Hawthorn Subdivision should be under construction by mid-April.
VALPARAISO | With construction of the five-points roundabout expected to begin soon, the city set up a Web page to help people deal with the schedule and road closings. There's even a video on how to drive in a two-lane roundabout.
VALPARAISO | The final numbers could get some tweaking, but the city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday to cover the local share and the construction management contract for the five-points roundabout project.
VALPARAISO | Bids were opened from three companies and a contract could be awarded soon for the construction of the five-points roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
VALPARAISO | The city and Center Township have signed what is expected to be the final contract for the city to provide fire service to the entire township.
VALPARAISO | Roundabouts still give some people a rash, but information provided by the city engineer's office shows Valparaiso's first roundabout is doing what officials hoped it would do.
VALPARAISO | Many improvements have been made in the city in the last decade, but Mayor Jon Costas promised many more in the coming decade.
VALPARAISO | The five-points roundabout project is on schedule to have bids opened March 6 following approval of an agreement Thursday by the city for the reimbursement of the cost of replacing several water lines.
VALPARAISO | The city's parks have started an affordable housing program for birds and bats.
VALPARAISO | There's nothing like a major roundabout project to help the city replace an aging water line.
VALPARAISO | As a fan of roundabouts, Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas said the opening of the new interchange at Vale Park Road and Ind. 49 was a special treat.
VALPARAISO | The city will kick off the Thanksgiving weekend with something motorists can be thankful for: the opening of the new interchange at Ind. 49 and Vale Park Road.
VALPARAISO | Get ready for construction of the next big roundabout project in the city.
VALPARAISO | After hearing all the options developed so far for the Vale Park Road pathway between Keystone Commons and Windsor Park subdivisions, the city was asked Wednesday to come up with better options.
VALPARAISO | Planning for another Vale Park Road "missing link" is ready to begin, but it's probably not going to shorten anyone's morning commute.
VALPARAISO | The intersection of Vale Park Road and Silhavy Road will be closed at 7 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at 5 p.m. for asphalt paving.
Volunteers Josh Boothe, left, and Cody Meulemans dig out invasive plants Wednesday from the side of Vale Park Road.
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