Uncertainty about the future of U.S. 30 is making it hard for Hamlet to attract businesses, according to Town Council President Dave Kesvormas. During last week’s meeting, he said that local officials have been told that INDOT wants to upgrade U.S. 30 to freeway standards, but now, they’re hearing proposals for a J-turn intersection at State Road 39.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have decided to stick with Town & Country Paving for several miles of road projects. They accepted the company’s bid for just under $1.18 million Monday, at the recommendation of Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff. “We had Town & Country last year,” Ruff said. “They done 200 South and that stretch out here by Lawton. They’re all right, so if they’ve got the low bid, why wouldn’t you go with them? It was close between them and Central Paving, but that’s why you bid it off, I guess.”Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will continue making arrangements for summer paving work tonight. Highway Superintendent Terry Ruff is expected to discuss the county’s Community Crossings projects.Continue reading
Pulaski County and Hamlet are getting hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding for road improvements. The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced the recipients of the winter round of Community Crossings matching grants.Continue reading
A second round of bidding has resulted in some slightly lower prices for planned paving work in Pulaski County. Plans call for hot mix asphalt work on County Road 550 South west of State Road 39 and County Road 600 South from State Road 119 to Base Road. The county is applying for a Community Crossings grant, to cover 75 percent of the cost.Continue reading
A couple Pulaski County government officials will discuss the need for additional help with the county commissioners tonight. Building Inspector Doug Hoover is once again expected to request a full-time deputy.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Highway Department will have to redo the bid process for this year’s Community Crossings projects. Last month, the county commissioners awarded a $1.18 million bid to Town & Country Paving for work on County Road 550 South west of State Road 39 and County Road 600 South from State Road 119 to Base Road.Continue reading
LaPorte County Police are investigating a fatal crash on State Road 39. The crash investigation had the road closed between county roads 650 North and 800 North Thursday afternoon, according to a Facebook post from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office. It finally reopened around 6:50 p.m. Officers say more information will be released Friday.
Pulaski County has picked a paving contractor for several miles of potential road projects. The county commissioners Monday agreed to hire Town & Country Paving for hot mix asphalt work on County Road 550 South west of State Road 39 and County Road 600 South from State Road 119 to Base Road. Town & Country submitted the lowest of three bids, at just under $1.18 million.Continue reading
A couple roads in southern Pulaski County may soon be getting upgrades, as part of a potential Community Crossings project. The county received three bids for hot mix asphalt work on County Road 550 South west of State Road 39 and County Road 600 South from State Road 119 to Base Road. The total costs ranged from under $1.18 million to almost $1.33 million.
Additional sections of State Road 39 will be closed today and tomorrow. Chip and seal work will have the road closed between State Road 10 and State Road 14, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation. That stretch is already closed to through traffic, due to a bridge replacement project.
The bridge replacement project on State Road 39 just south of North Judson was delayed slightly from last week. Indiana Department of Transportation officials say that the project will begin today.
A portion of State Road 39 just south of North Judson will be closed on Wednesday July 11 and will remain closed until early October for a bridge replacement project.
Drivers can expect a portion of State Road 8 to remain closed at least through the summer. The Indiana Department of Transportation says significant repairs are needed to the stretch of State Road 8 between U.S. 421 and State Road 39, following damage from February’s floods.
Two state roads are back open now that flood waters have receded.
The Indiana Department of Transportation opened State Road 39 between State Road 10 and U.S. 30 and State Road 8 between U.S. 35 and State Road 39. The roads were closed when high water from historic flooding intruded on the roadways in late February. The roads were closed for a longer stretch as testing was conducted to determine the extent of damage on and under the Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have once again taken action to chose a paving contractor for several miles of hot mix asphalt work. Town & Country Paving was selected by the commissioners Tuesday to resurface County Road 200 South from U.S. 421 to State Road 39 and County Road 400 East from 200 North to 400 North.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will make another attempt at choosing a paving contractor when they meet this morning. The county has gotten bids from three companies for hot mix asphalt work on County Road 200 South from U.S. 421 to State Road 39 and County Road 400 East from 200 North to 400 North.
Pulaski County now has three contractors interested in doing several miles of paving work, as part of the state’s Community Crossings program. The county commissioners had approved a contract with Central Paving of Logansport for nearly $1.2 million, but they later repealed that decision to allow the project to be bid out formally.
The Pulaski County Commissioners will have to redo the process of choosing a paving contractor. Earlier this month, the commissioners approved a contract with Central Paving of Logansport for nearly $1.2 million worth of hot mix asphalt work. But questions were raised about whether the project was formally advertised for bid.
Two Pulaski County roads are set to be resurfaced with money from the 2017 Community Crossings grant. The county commissioners Monday approved a contract with Central Paving of Logansport for nearly $1.2 million worth of road work. Seventy-five percent of that cost would be covered by the state grant funding.