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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Wow, a busy Friday drive home! Traffic tipsters alerted us earlier to accidents or incidents on SB Cline Avenue, US-6 @ SR-149, SR-49 exit ramp to EB US-30 in Valpo, US-30 in Dyer toward US-41, inbound Bishop Ford @ 154th St. (outbound as well), 61st St. east of I-65 and I-65. Thanks so much to all our great traffic tipsters! Have safe and Motoriffic weekend!
An earlier rollover crash has been cleared away on 61st St. just east of I-65. Traffic volume remains moderate on both directions of I-65.
Looking north toward SB I-65 traffic near 61st St. and looking north toward SB I-65 traffic near US-30
( photos from INDOT: http://pws.trafficwise.org/ipws/nw/index.html )
A Region traffic tipster alerting drivers to a rollover wreck on 61st St. just east of I-65 shortly after 5:00 pm. Rescue crews are on the scene. Exit ramps onto 61st St. from I-65 could begin backing up. Watch out for stopped vehicles on the ramps.
(photo from INDOT traffic cams)
Looking east from I-65 on 61st Avenue.
A two vehicle crash has the right lane blocked inbound Bishop Ford near 154th Street. Traffic is backing up from 80/94 to 154th Street. Crews assisting at the crash have the left lane blocked causing a big backup inbound Bishop Ford from 111th Street to 154th Street.
Traffic is being affected by an earlier multi-vehicle crash in the wall southbound Cline Avenue just before the Indiana Toll Rd. exit, according to traffic tipsters. In addition, crews are re-paving the left lane southbound Cline Avenue from about the mills to a little past the Toll Rd. which traffic tipsters report is backing up southbound traffic from the mills. Drivers could use Kennedy Avenue or Indianapolis Blvd. as alternates. Drivers should expect delays.
A number of traffic tipsters reporting a multi-vehicle crash that occurred around 3:00 pm on US-6 just west of State Road 149. Traffic headed both westbound and eastbound was reportedly backing up.
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