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INDOT’s Yellow Plow Trucks Ready for White Christmas

December 21, 2010
INDOT’s Yellow Plow Trucks Ready for White Christmas

12/22/10 Accumulated snow combined with below average temperatures will ensure that much of Indiana will remain blanketed in white this Christmas holiday.  With a chance of winter weather forecast on Christmas Eve, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) stands ready to plow and treat highways ahead of the influx of holiday travelers. “Winter weather...
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INDOT Making Progress in Areas Hardest Hit By Blowing And Drifting Snow

December 13, 2010
INDOT Making Progress in Areas Hardest Hit By Blowing And Drifting Snow

12/14/10 Plow drivers in the Indiana Department of Transportation’s LaPorte District continue to work around the clock to clear the roads of blowing and drifting snow. About 150 drivers are on the roads in 12-hour shifts and will stay on the job until the snow stops and the roads are clear. In addition to...
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INDOT Deploys 900 Yellow Plow Trucks Statewide

December 13, 2010
INDOT Deploys 900 Yellow Plow Trucks Statewide

12/13/10 The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories that will remain in effect for most of the state until midday on Monday, Dec. 13.  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has deployed more than 900 yellow plow trucks to clear and treat all state roads, interstates and U.S. highways.  INDOT recognizes the...
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Thanksgiving Travel Holiday Begins In Indiana

November 24, 2010
Thanksgiving Travel Holiday Begins In Indiana

11/25/10  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reminds Hoosiers to travel safely and plan for more driving time during the busy Thanksgiving travel holiday.  AAA projects the number of Americans traveling by car for this Thanksgiving will increase 12 percent from the 2009 holiday to 39.7 million people. As the “Crossroads of America,” many...
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Plows Hit The Roads During First Winter Snow

November 8, 2010
Plows Hit The Roads During First Winter Snow

11/09/10 With the first snow falls in northern Indiana on Friday and Saturday, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) had plow and salt trucks on the roads.  “INDOT was prepared for the first snow and our trucks hit the roads Saturday morning,” said Mike McPhillips, LaPorte District Deputy Commissioner. “We’re encouraging Hoosier drivers to remember proper...
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MOTORISTS ENCOURAGED TO PREPARE VEHICLES FOR WINTER DRIVING

November 4, 2010
MOTORISTS ENCOURAGED TO PREPARE VEHICLES FOR WINTER DRIVING

11/05/10 With snow flurries back in the Indiana forecast for the first time this year, public safety officials are reminding Hoosier motorists of a few tips to help get ready for the coming winter.  The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS), Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and Indiana State Police (ISP) affirm that all...
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INDOT Hiring Winter Plow Drivers, Mechanics

October 28, 2010
INDOT Hiring Winter Plow Drivers, Mechanics

10/29/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hiring 114 on-call snow plow drivers and mechanics this winter to supplement its statewide army of 1,700 winter operations employees.  INDOT will be accepting applications through November 3. “Seasonal snow plow driver and mechanic positions provide an excellent opportunity to earn extra money while making Indiana’s...
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State Road 10 to Close West of Culver

October 14, 2010
State Road 10 to Close West of Culver

10/15/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close State Road 10 (S.R. 10) between State Road 23 (S.R. 23) and State Road 17 (S.R. 17) on Monday, October 18. The one-day closure will allow crews to replace a pipe under the roadway, just east of County Road 1000 East. Local traffic will have...
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Periodic Closures Planned on Pierce Road in Lakeville

October 12, 2010
Periodic Closures Planned on Pierce Road in Lakeville

10/13/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will periodically close Pierce Road on Thursday and Friday, October 14 and 15. Crews will be placing beams on the bridge structure for the new U.S. 31.  The work will take place just east of Kenilworth Road between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day and will...
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City Engineer Discusses Projects

September 14, 2010
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City Engineer Rick Gaul was notified Monday afternoon that the intersection of Oak and Hoham Drives will be closed beginning Wednesday morning, September 15th. NIPSCO will be working in the intersection to lower the gas main approximately 8 to 10 feet under the pavement.  The project is expected to take several days and is...
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