Indiana Toll Road officials celebrate grand opening of Howe travel plaza

By Kasey Chronis WNDU

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HOWE, Ind. (WNDU) – Folks traveling across the Hoosier state now have a full-service pit stop for the whole family to re-charge and re-fuel.

Along with creating “a better, safer Indiana Toll Road” comes re-constructing all eight travel plazas from the ground up.
Wednesday, the Indiana Toll Road celebrated the grand opening of its Howe travel plazas—both East and Westbound—with an official ribbon cutting.

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Construction Careers

By Lesly Bailey
NWIBQ

Retiring Workers and a Wealth of Projects Create Excellent Opportunities

Industry leaders are striving to pound home the reality and benefits of a career in construction while riding the wave of change to ensure a trained and knowledgeable workforce is available for Northern Indiana projects.

Kevin Comerford, director of professional development at the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF) in Portage, says the industry continues to be a key sector for regional growth.

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New Shelter Construction Ahead of Schedule

Amy Lavalley
Chicago Tribune – Post Tribune

From the inside, the new Porter County Animal Shelter appears nearly complete. The walls are painted, the flooring is done and late last week, a few workmen cleaned windows and took care of other small tasks.

Scheduled to open June 1 on Indiana 49 between the Porter County Sheriff’s Department and the Expo Center, officials said work at the shelter is running two weeks ahead of schedule.

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