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Midwest storms a comin'. What are your agency's best practices?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 21, 2013

Midwest storms a comin'. What are your agency's best practices?

If you'll be traveling through Indiana and Illinois this evening and tomorrow, please be prepared for challenging winter weather and check highway, city and county road conditions. According to report provided by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), ice precipitation is ...

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Indiana DOT to develop safer crossing for students and residents

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 23, 2012

For years, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and Indiana University Northwest (IU Northwest) have worked to improve safety for students crossing State Road 53 (Broadway), between 33rd and 35th Avenues, through the use of lane markings, pedestrian signage, fencing, ...

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Indiana DOT enhances winter ops with fabric storage structures

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 07, 2012

Indiana DOT enhances winter ops with fabric storage structures

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has opened two new facilities for salt storage and winter de-icing operations near Markle and Westfield, Ind. Custom designed, engineered and erected by Legacy Building Solutions, the new tension fabric structures provide each location ...

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Indiana DOT conducts lift bridge tests

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 18, 2011

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) conducted several test lifts on the Indianapolis Boulevard lift bridge on Aug. 24. Each test took about 20 minutes. The routine tests will allow crews to open and close the bridge in different modes and ...

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Indiana DOT moves ahead with Cline Ave. bridge demo

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 05, 2011

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is moving forward with demolition plans for the closed State Road 912 (Cline Avenue) bridge. These plans include demolition of the elevated section of Cline Ave. scheduled for letting in November 2011. “Since the Cline Ave. ...

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Indiana DOT increases speed limit on segments of I-65

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 19, 2011

In response to recent speed checks, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will increase the speed limit from 55 to 65 miles per hour on both directions of I-65 between mile markers 252 and 256.8. New speed limit signs will ...

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Indiana DOT to start mowing operations along highways

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 04, 2011

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 ...

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Indiana DOT IDs top 5 area road projects for 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 04, 2011

With more than $1.5 billion in new Indiana highway projects beginning work, 2011 is shaping up to be Indiana’s largest road construction season on record, surpassing previous years. As part of Work Zone Safety Awareness Week April 4-8, the Indiana Department ...

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Indiana DOT seeks public input on draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 28, 2011

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is seeking public input on Indiana’s draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan and draft Long Range Transportation Plan. The public and stakeholders are invited to learn more about, and participate in, the short- and long-term transportation ...

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$20 million available for non-motorized transportation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 11, 2011

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is seeking competitive applications for $20 million in federal Transportation Enhancement (TE) funding that is frequently applied to bicycle and pedestrian projects. Since 1991, Congress has set aside federal highway and bridge funds to ...

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Indiana DOT to close U.S. 231 for CSX crossing repairs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 30, 2010

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close U.S. 231 between U.S. 41 and State Road 55 (S.R. 55) for repairs at the CSX railroad crossing. The work will begin Monday, Dec. 6. During the repairs, traffic will be directed on ...

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Pinkerton Joins INDOT as communications specialist

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 12, 2010

Jim Pinkerton has joined the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) LaPorte District as its communications specialist Pinkerton has nearly 20 years of journalism and marketing experience. Prior to joining INDOT, he worked at WSBT-TV in South Bend as a news anchor and ...

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