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 »

Work on C.P. trailhead picks up after winter hiatus

By: Susan Erler, NWI Times CROWN POINT – Work began anew this month on a trailhead being built at Summit Street entrance to the Erie-Lackawanna Trail. Construction started late last year but halted for the winter on the approximately $700,000 project to build a shelter and other amenities to enhance the trail entrance. A late… Read more »

Marquette Park rehab wins state restoration award

By: Carole Carlson, Post-Tribune Indiana Landmarks awarded Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration to the city of Gary for the Marquette Park project. Marquette Park is a 241-acre municipal park on Lake Michigan in Miller created in the 1920s. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson accepted the Cook Cup at an event Saturday in Indianapolis. Created in 1906 by… Read more »

Gariup Construction Receives Award

MERRILLVILLE – Gariup Construction Co. Inc. was honored recently with a 2012 Appreciation Award from the Indiana Plan of Northern Indiana for the significant efforts that Gariup has made to support the Indiana Plan’s mission to increase female and minority participation in the construction industry. The award was presented at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 hall.