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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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Headed Toward O'Hare this Weekend?

Went to pick up family this morning at the airport and coming back southbound on the tri-state, I noticed was stop and go traffic going northbound.  If you're traveling northbound on the Tri-State 294 this weekend expect delays and backups from before Il. Route 171 (Archer Rd.) in the Willow Springs area to almost SR-34 (Ogden Avenue).  The three left lanes were restricted.  Only a left lane and right lane open with major road work.  Careful too, if you do not have I-Pass, to make sure you are able to get over into the right lane, the cash only lanes.  Also, there were flaggers in some areas (which I am not used to seeing on the toll road) be alert to slowing and braking vehicles--especially trucks--ahead of you.  Finally,  the Illinois State Police were enforcing the 45 mph speed limit through that work zone.

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      (photo from I-Dot)

 

Tri-State congestion red

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 (Map from http://www.sigalert.com/map.asp?region=chicago#lat=41.72573&lon=-87.82799&z=1)

Road construction area and congested, stop and go area is northbound Tri-State approaching Willow Springs.

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