VALPARAISO | With the closing of one block of Lafayette Street for much of the summer and then permanently once Central Park Plaza expands, the city is looking for new options for turning south.
VALPARAISO | The city could be getting another downtown restaurant soon.
VALPARAISO | Traffic on Washington Street in the city's downtown has been one-way northbound since Dave Smith was a lad, but he thinks it's time for the city to consider making it a two-way street again.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | Negotiations are under way with Beam, Longest and Neff on developing a plan for improving the U.S. 30 corridor through Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | Evans Avenue between North Calumet Avenue and Washington Street should be back open to traffic by Friday.
VALPARAISO | If applications for facade grants are any indication, North Washington Street is a very popular place for businesses to invest these days.
VALPARAISO | Plans to pay for improvements on University Drive and the U.S. 30 corridor got a boost Tuesday from the city Plan Commission.
VALPARAISO | The city is expanding its tax increment financing district to facilitate improvements to the U.S. 30 corridor and the remaining sections of Ind. 130 within the city.
VALPARAISO | Bring on the rain!
VALPARAISO | Having the city's Engineering Department too booked up with projects turned out to be a good thing for the plan to reconfigure Chicago and Jefferson streets.
VALPARAISO | Public Works Director Matt Evans hopes to pave or treat about 15 miles of Valparaiso roads this year, but it's some of the roads that were done in 2011 that are a bigger concern.
VALPARAISO | The intersection with the most wrecks for the past several years will be getting a traffic signal Monday.
HEBRON | It's all about the infrastructure in Hebron.
VALPARAISO | The city is about to launch a major offensive in Operation Thunderstruck, the war against stormwater flooding.
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.
VALPARAISO | A project to upgrade several traffic signals in the downtown area, including adding two signals, is expected to begin by April.
VALPARAISO | Traffic lights at two sites involving Ind. 49 moved forward last week.
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