Jay Stevens anchors afternoon updates on Indiana 105 from Northwest Indiana’s Newsroom. Jay gives the information you need to know with local newscasts that focus on the region. Indiana 105 listeners count on Jay to update them on current traffic conditions during the Region Road Reports. He has worked at great radio stations all across the country and is glad to use that experience to inform listeners in Northwest Indiana.


Traffic Hazard Northbound Lanes I-65 near US-231


INDOT is advising motorists to use caution, a large generator has somehoe fallen
off a truck and is blocking all lanes northbound I-65 just south of the US-231
Crown Point exit.  Drivers need to be alert of stopping vehicles ahead.


Typical Friday Afternoon Slow-go Eastbound Borman

Drivers headed toward toward Indiana coming off the Bishop Ford or the Tri-State, or coming in from westbound I-80 are encountering an all lane slowdown heading eastbound.  INDOT is reporting just a heavy volume issue is causing the delay.  Or, typical Friday afternoon volume that will only contiue to build.


Night time road work on I-65

INDOT reports that road paving work will continue in the Southbound lanes of I-65 between US-231 (Crown Point exit) and State Rd. 2 (Lowell exit) between 8 p.m. CDT Wednesday (9/24/13) and around 8 a.m. CDT Thursday (9/25/13) morning.  Drivers can expect only one lane to be open during the effected hours.  In addition, alternating lane restrictions are possible in the northbound lanes as well.


More night time road work Eastbound Borman

According to INDOT, starting at 7 p.m. CDT Wednesday (9/25/13) evening three left lanes eastbound on the Borman (I-80/94) will be closed between Exit 2; Indianapolis Blvd. and Exit 5; Cline Ave. (near Hammond) until about 7 a.m. Thursday (9/26/13) morning for road construction work.

Details at:  http://www.in.gov/indot/


Region Man Authors Retirement Book

Thanks to the baby boom generation, the most amount of workers ever, will be retiring over the next five to ten years.   Bill Leavitt a technical writer from Valparaiso, who retired early himself, says when it comes to the mental aspect of retirement a lot retirees will be venturing into uncharted waters.  This is one of the reasons Leavitt says he wrote a new book titled, "Retirement--Life's Greatest Adventure, A Retiree's Guide to a Happy, Fulfilling Life."  The book is being self-published and can be ordered online from the author's web site (listed below), Suzy's Cafe in Valparaiso, South Shore Visitors and Convention Center in Hammond and also at the Holidaze Arts and Crafts Show to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 16th, 17th and 18th at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso.  Be sure to tune in to hear exclusive reports featuring author Bill Levitt during our Region News Updates, or hear all four reports at: http://z1071.com/on-air/jay-stevens.html

The Author's link:    http://www.retirementlifesgreatestadventure.com/ 









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