Heated ramp approved for Porter County offices

By: Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune Sept. 1, 2017 Visitors to the Porter County Administration Building in downtown Valparaiso can soon expect a heated, snow-free ramp leading to the front door and in-ground lights that change color for holidays or special occasions. The board of commissioners on Aug. 29 approved a contract with Gariup Construction of Gary… Read more »

Tri-Creek awards contracts for construction projects

By: Melanie Csepiga, The Times April 20, 2017 LOWELL — The Tri-Creek School Board has awarded contracts for the first phase of construction projects expected to cost an estimated $5 million at Lowell High School. The board also agreed to advertise for bids for the second phase. That work includes construction of the Advanced Manufacturing… Read more »

MCHS celebrates remodeled cafeteria

By: Gabrielle Gonzalez, The News Dispatch January 25, 2017 MICHIGAN CITY— The Michigan City High School held an official grand opening for its cafeteria Monday morning. The partners and school staff involved in this project were recognized and celebrated by a ribbon cutting and hot breakfast. The newly renovated cafeteria amounted to $866,524, which was funded… Read more »

New fire station comes to Hessville

By: Ed Bierschenk, The Times September 11, 2016 HAMMOND — Work is set to begin within two weeks on a new building to replace Fire Station No. 8 in the Hessville section of the city. The city’s Redevelopment Commission recently approved awarding the contract to Gariup Construction, of Gary, for $2,899,500. The city will pay… Read more »

Officials break ground on Purdue Extension building in Crown Point

By: Bill Dolan, The Times May 27, 2016 CROWN POINT — Lake County officials broke ground Thursday afternoon for the new offices for the Purdue Extension and Soil and Water Conservation agencies. Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Crown Point, and Councilman Eldon Strong, R-Crown Point, were among a group who took part in a celebration… Read more »

Workers Push through on Trailhead

By: Carrie Napoleon, Post-Tribune CROWN POINT – Workers on the long-awaited Erie Lackawanna Summit Street Trailhead pushed through Monday morning rain to keep the project on track. The trailhead will be closed until Thursday morning weather permitting, as a concrete node – the roundabout that will feature decorative landscaping in the center – is installe… Read more »