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NIRPC seeks comments on transportation improvement program amendment

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The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) has begun a 30-day comment period for Amendment #1 to the 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program.

This amendment adds regional transit projects in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte County. Amendment #1 is available on NIRPC’s website at

Comments should be submitted to NIRPC Transportation Projects Monitor, Gary Evers in written form or electronic media at or by mail to: 6100 Southport Rd., Portage.

Comments may also be submitted on the NIRPC Public Comment Line at (219)763-6060 ext. 160.

The public will also have the opportunity to provide comment on Amendment #1 at the following public open houses:

- Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1-4 p.m., East Chicago Public Library, Pastrick Branch, 1008 W. Chicago Avenue.

- Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2-4 p.m, Valparaiso City Hall, 166 Lincolnway, Valparaiso.

For more information, please contact NIRPC at 219-763-6060. TTY users may call 711.



Posted 8/23/2013