Indiana Department Of Transportation

One of seven new tow plows being used by the Indiana Department of Transportation to clear snow from two lanes of highway with one truck. (Credit: INDOT)

Indiana Deploying New Tow Plows To Clear Roads Faster

Lots of drivers in northwest Indiana might be doing double-takes this winter, when they pass the latest piece of snow-fighting equipment on the highway.

12/17/2014

Betty Tetzlaff. (Credit:  Betty Tetzlaf)

INDOT Blocking Driveway Blind Vendor Uses To Restock Machines At Rest Stop

A blind vendor at a Northwest Indiana rest stop says she feels hurt by what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing: denying her easy access to refill her own vending machines.

07/09/2014

Snow still covers Interstate 65 at U.S. 231 near Crown Point on Tuesday. (Credit: INDOT)

I-65 Reopened; ‘Extreme Caution’ Urged For Drivers

The Indiana Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 65 between U.S. 30 in Merrillville and Lafayette, but is urging “extreme caution” when traveling on that road and others in northern Indiana

01/07/2014

(Credit: AP)

Winter Storm Closes NWI Interstates, South Shore Line

The Indiana Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 94, both eastbound and westbound, between the Illinois state line and the U.S. 421 exit at Michigan City, and Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 12/20 in Gary and mile marker 172 in Lafayette.

01/06/2014

Proposed map of the Illiana Expressway, a tollway which would connect I-65 in Indiana to I-55 in Illinois. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Illiana Gets Green Light; Awaits Federal Approval

The Illiana Expressway zoomed into the fast lane Thursday with support coming at about a 3-1 margin from the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

12/13/2013

Vending Machine

Vendor For I-65 Rest Stops Upset At Labor Day Weekend Closure

A blind woman who has the vending machine contract at two Northwest Indiana rest stops is upset with the state transportation department because she says it’s put her a few thousand dollars in the hole.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

Cline Avenue Bridge

Unstable Bridge Could Get Reprieve In Indiana

An unstable bridge, which has been the object of much debate, could get a reprieve in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011