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Council okays 2013 paving sidewalk list

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The Chesterton Town Council approved Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg’s 2013 paving list at its meeting Monday night.

The list:

*South Jackson Blvd. south from West Porter Ave. Estimated cost: $23,700.

*15th Street from West Porter Ave. to a point just south of Park Ave. Estimated cost: $11,307.

*23rd Street from Wood Street to Washington Ave., in a joint project with the Town of Porter, each town paying for half of the project. The Town of Chesterton’s estimated cost: $56,924.

*20th Street south of West Porter Ave. to Union Ave. to 21st Street. Estimated cost: $32,253.

*Dakota Street from 23rd Street to the dead end. Estimated cost: $15,145.

*15th Street from Broadway north to the Norfolk Southern right-of-way. Estimated cost: $22,073.

Sidewalk Projects

The council also unanimously approved Schnadenberg’s sidewalk replacement list.

The list:

*The north side of East Morgan Ave. from Popolano’s parking lot east 175 feet.

*The west side of Fifth Street from Broadway to West Indiana Ave.

*Areas along the south side of Broadway west of Fifth Street.

*The south side of West Indiana Ave. from Second Street to Third Street.

*The east side of Second Street from Jefferson Ave. to Ivy Street.

*The south side of Park Ave. from Second Street just past Taft Street.

*The south side of Westchester Ave. from Taft Street to Creita Street.

*The south side of Broadway from South Jackson Blvd. to 18th Street.

Schnadenberg did note that the sidewalk list does not include several replacement projects being funded with tax increment financing moneys.



Posted 5/29/2013