Northwest Indiana localities are receiving approximately $11.1 million of the $100 million in state funds awarded to county and municipal road projects in the latest round of Community Crossings grants.
Road work is set to impact Ind. 49 and access to Interstate 94 over the weekend, officials say.
CROWN POINT — The Indiana Department of Transportation is undertaking a resurfacing project of U.S. 231 from Main Street to Interstate 65, wit…
The Indiana Department of Transportation reported the affected part of the highway could be closed for several hours and urged drivers to take alternate routes.
The closure will be in place until mid-July, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) wrote in a Facebook post.
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently announced the northbound right driving lane on U.S. 41 will be closed between U.S. 231 and Joliet St. for roughly eight months.
Zipper merges are used when a lane is closed ahead due to road construction or maintenance work.
The Indiana House did not vote either up or down on House Bill 1465 before Monday’s deadline, meaning the legislation is not advancing to the Senate and likely will not be enacted into law.
A second, heavier system of snow could hit the area Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said.
Three Northwest Indiana legislators are leading the effort to deploy speed cameras in highway work zones that will generate $75 tickets for the owner of any vehicle photographed breaking the law.
"Troopers are responding to multiple crashes on I-65 ... in the Crown Point area. Drivers are refusing to reduce speeds."
Indiana State Police and INDOT will shut down a lane at noon today to remove a semitrailer that became stuck in a median at mile marker 237, between Roselawn and Lowell.
INDOT's plan for early 2022 calls for the addition of left-turn lanes along Ind. 149 at the intersection with 875 North.
Region motorists traveling to Bloomington, Evansville and other points south on Interstate 69 next year should be prepared for a significant detour south of Indianapolis.
An Indiana State Police trooper was released from Community Hospital in Munster after sustaining non-life-threatening injuries in a Friday morning crash on the Borman Expressway.
It was not until about 12:30 p.m. that all lanes reopened from accidents earlier in the day, Indiana State Police Sgt. Glen Fifield said.
When speaking with officers, the driver said he did not know what happened and he had just taken prescribed methadone, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Department report.
There also is potential for fog to develop overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning in portions of Illinois and Northwest Indiana.
A severe traffic slowdown extended as far east as West 25th Avenue in Gary, and a lesser delay reached west near Kennedy Avenue, INDOT reported.
During a public hearing Tuesday evening, representatives with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) presented plans for a new interchange at 109th Avenue and Interstate 65.
At 6 p.m. Tuesday in the City Council Chambers at Crown Point City Hall, 101 N. East St., INDOT will host a public hearing on the proposed project.
Police say at least one person was injured in a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday on the eastbound Borman Expressway, resulting in traffic jams.