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.
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.
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.
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/
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
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