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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.


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Thank You Traffic Tipsters!

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!

-Jay    

 

Heavy Friday Volume I-65

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.

I65 SB at 61st  11-2-12

looking north toward SB traffic

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

 

Crash on 61st St. East of I-65

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.

61st St. crash

 

 

 

 

 

 

       (photo from INDOT traffic cams)

Looking east from I-65 on 61st Avenue.

 

Number of Active Traffic Trouble Spots

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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US-41 Closed in Newton Co. for Crash Investigation.

US-41 is closed between SR-10 (south of Lake Village) and SR-14 (north of Morocco) as police continue to investigate an earlier crash that reportedly involved two semis.  Traffic tipsters first reported a wreck around 4:10 pm this afternoon that occurred ion the northbound lanes but had blocked both directions of US-41.  Newton County Sherriff's Department says the ongoing investigation work is likely to keep the roadway closed until around 8 pm tonight.

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