Jay Stevens anchors afternoon updates on X-Rock 103.9 from Northwest Indiana’s Newsroom. Jay gives the information you need to know with local newscasts that focus on the region. X-Rock 103.9 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.
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/
SoJourner Truth House represents hope and help for homeless and at-risk women and their children in the Gary community. Named after an escaped/freed slave who became an abolitionist, preacher, speaker, singer and champion of women's rights, SoJourner Truth even helped president Abraham Lincoln recruit black troops for the Union Army during the war between the states. The facility also operates a food pantry that serves around 1,500 persons each month.
SoJourner Truth with Abraham Lincoln
(photo in public domain)
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