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INDOT Mowing Operations Set To Begin Across Northwest Indiana

June 8, 2012
INDOT Mowing Operations Set To Begin Across Northwest Indiana

   06/11/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon begin mowing operations along state rights-of-way in the LaPorte District. INDOT mowing operations are designed to minimize costs and risk to highway workers while maintaining the vegetation on INDOT’s roadways at a safe height for driver visibility. Many drivers are surprised to see grass...
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Travel Safely This Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2012
Travel Safely This Memorial Day Weekend

  5/26/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a road work moratorium beginning around noon Friday, May 25th until the morning hours of Tuesday, May 29th to allow drivers a safer and more efficient holiday travel weekend. Wherever possible, road restrictions will be removed to ease traffic flow for the influx of holiday...
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New U.S. 31 Bridge Construction to Close Roosevelt Road

May 6, 2012
New U.S. 31 Bridge Construction to Close Roosevelt Road

   05/07/12  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of Roosevelt Road, between U.S. 31 and Locust Road, on the south side of South Bend, beginning Monday, May 7th. Crews will be working on the new bridge construction for the new U.S. 31. Roosevelt Road is expected to reopen along this stretch...
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INDOT Construction Season, Work Zone Safety

April 17, 2012
INDOT Construction Season, Work Zone Safety

 04/18/12 INDOT  LaPorte  District  is  sharing  some  information  concerning  Work  Zone  Safety  for  the  2012 Construction Season. Now that construction is starting, you’ve seen the orange barrels in work zones, and probably seen our highway workers, too. They’re out on the road every day mowing medians, repairing pot holes and building new roads and...
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Removal Of Political Signs From State And Federal Rights-Of-Way

April 4, 2012
Removal Of Political Signs From State And Federal Rights-Of-Way

    04/05/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reminds all Hoosiers that campaign signs are prohibited from federal and state highway rights-of-way by Indiana Code 9-21-4-6. INDOT personnel are required by state law to remove all unauthorized signs within the state right-of-way. The right-of-way areas which must remain “sign free” for the safety of...
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Section Of State Road 23 To Close In Koontz Lake

April 3, 2012
Section Of State Road 23 To Close In Koontz Lake

  04/04/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close State Road 23, between County Road 1000 East and County Road 825 North, beginning Monday, April 9th. State Road 23 will be closed 800 feet north and south of the new Koontz Lake Dam worksite. Crews will construct a new roadway and bridge. The...
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Two New Bridges On The Way For U.S. 31 Project

March 5, 2012
Two New Bridges On The Way For U.S. 31 Project

03/06/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has awarded a Major Moves contract to construct two new bridges on the south side of South Bend, one on Jackson Road over U.S. 31 and a second on Fellows Street over U.S. 20. Rieth Riley Construction of South Bend was awarded the $13.1 million contract. Bids...
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Short Closures Planned on U.S. 20/31 Saturday Near South Bend

January 19, 2012
Short Closures Planned on U.S. 20/31 Saturday Near South Bend

01/20/12 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will have short-term closures of the U.S. 20/31 bypass on Saturday, January 21, so Indiana Michigan Power can perform work on electric transmission lines over the highway. The two closures will be 15-20 minutes long in both directions near the interchange of U.S. 31-Michigan Street. I &...
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LaPorte District Plows Ready To Hit The Roads

November 29, 2011
LaPorte District Plows Ready To Hit The Roads

11/30/11 As the snow falls in northern Indiana, the Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT) LaPorte District has plow and salt trucks ready to treat the roads. Once again this winter, drivers will be able to track road conditions across the state. During snow and ice events, www.TrafficWise.in.gov will be updated to let drivers know...
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INDOT LaPorte District Snow Related Facts

October 19, 2011
INDOT LaPorte District Snow Related Facts

10/20/11 Jim Pinkerton, Media Relations Director for INDOT released a fact sheet which details information about the LaPorte District’s winter operations for the Plymouth Sub-District.. The Plymouth Sub-District covers Saint Joseph County, Marshall County and the eastern portion of Starke County.  Information and equipment at the Plymouth facility includes: 30 snow routes 931 lane...
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Political Signs Removed From State And Federal Rights-Of-Way

October 12, 2011
Political Signs Removed From State And Federal Rights-Of-Way

10/13/11  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reminds all Hoosiers that campaign signs are prohibited from federal and state highway rights-of-way by Indiana Code 9-21-4-6. INDOT personnel are required by state law to remove all unauthorized signs within the state right-of-way. The right-of-way areas which must remain “sign free” for the safety of the...
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State Road 331 Closure Planned For Railroad Repairs In Bremen

September 26, 2011
State Road 331 Closure Planned For Railroad Repairs In Bremen

09/27/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close State Road 331 (S.R. 331) between U.S. 6 and State Road 106 (S.R. 106) so CSX Railroad can replace the crossing surface. The closure will begin Wednesday, September 28 and work is anticipated to be completed by Monday, October 10. The work schedule is subject...
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INDOT LaPorte District Plans Job Fair In Gary

September 22, 2011
INDOT LaPorte District Plans Job Fair In Gary

09/23/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT) LaPorte District will conduct a Job Fair on Monday, September 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gary Subdistrict office, 7601 Melton Road, Gary, IN 46403. INDOT is seeking CDL-licensed individuals for up to 47 full-time and seasonal positions for highway workers and snow plow...
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INDOT LaPorte District Plans Job Fair In Gary

September 12, 2011
INDOT LaPorte District Plans Job Fair In Gary

09/13/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT) LaPorte District will conduct a Job Fair on Monday, September 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gary Subdistrict office, 7601 Melton Road, Gary, IN 46403. INDOT is seeking CDL-licensed individuals for up to 47 full-time and seasonal positions for highway workers and snow plow...
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INDOT Urges Caution Around Pavement Marking Crews

August 23, 2011
INDOT Urges Caution Around Pavement Marking Crews

08/24/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) urges drivers to be extremely cautious around wet paint on the road as LaPorte District crews apply pavement markings. It’s necessary for INDOT crews to restripe most roadways across the district each summer due to the effects of salting and plowing during the winter, as well as...
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20 Minute Closures Planned On U.S. 20/31 Bypass For Bridge Construction

August 17, 2011
20 Minute Closures Planned On U.S. 20/31 Bypass For Bridge Construction

08/18/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces lanes on the U.S. 20/31 bypass will be closed for 20 to 30 minute intervals between State Road 23 and U.S. 31 during the day on Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19. Crews will be using large cranes to lift concrete beams over the highway...
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INDOT Reminds Drivers To Be Cautious As School Resumes

August 16, 2011
INDOT Reminds Drivers To Be Cautious As School Resumes

08/17/11 Drivers throughout northern Indiana are seeing the familiar yellow school buses on the roads as children return to school. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is reminding drivers to take extra precautions to avoid accidents involving school children. Speed limits are significantly lower in school zones as children are walking to and from school,...
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First Road to Close for Beam Setting on New U.S. 31 Bridge

August 12, 2011
First Road to Close for Beam Setting on New U.S. 31 Bridge

08/15/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close First Road between Maple Road and Lilac Road on Thursday, August 18. The one-day closure will allow crews to set beams on a bridge for the new U.S. 31 project over First Road. During the work, eastbound traffic will be directed south on Maple Road,...
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State Road 331 To Close Near Tippecanoe

August 10, 2011
State Road 331 To Close Near Tippecanoe

08/11/11 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close State Road 331, just south of Illion Street for repairs to the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing. The closure will begin Monday, August 15 and the work is expected to be completed by the end of the day on Saturday, August 20; however, the work schedule...
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That INDOT Pick-Up Truck is Really a State Police Cruiser

July 27, 2011
That INDOT Pick-Up Truck is Really a State Police Cruiser

07/28/11 White pick-up trucks are ever present in highway work zones.  Construction inspectors and foremen use them as a mobile office, supervising road work while sheltered from the dust and blistering summer sun. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the Indiana State Police (ISP) today joined forces to unveil the first pick-up truck...
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