Regionally Speaking, Thursday, October 10, 2019

Today: "Times" reporters Dan Carden and Olivia Heersink are in this program's "Reporters' Roundtable" segment talking about stories they wrote for print and in the online newspaper and website.

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CLINE BRIDGE COMMITS $3M FOR ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS

Cline Avenue Bridge, LLC, owned and operated by United Bridge Partners, announced that it has committed $3 million to the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for improvements to Indiana State Road 912.

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ALL 685 SEGMENTS OF CLINE BRIDGE ARE CAST

Cline Avenue Bridge, LLC, owned and operated by United Bridge Partners, announces the completion of a construction milestone: all 685 concrete segments that will comprise the bridge’s driving deck are now complete, and over 270 have been erected since March 2019.

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Cline Avenue Bridge Project Reaches Construction Milestone with Completion of All 685 Concrete Segments

Region residents soon will have a quicker route to Chicago. The Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago, which has been closed since 2009, is on pace to reopen in 2020, according to representatives for Cline Avenue Bridge LLC, which is owned and operated by United Bridge Partners. A more specific opening date was not provided but company representatives said it will regularly share project updates.

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City Enters Agreement with Company to Rehabilitate Two Bridges

Bay City is in the process of ending its bridge crisis after reaching an agreement to upgrade and rebuild two of the structures. The city has entered into an agreement with United Bridge Partners to rehabilitate Liberty Bridge and rebuild Independence Bridge.

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$150M Putting Indiana Bridge Back in Business

Designed to serve as an elegant landmark, the new Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago, Ind., will alleviate traffic congestion and enhance transport connectivity in northwestern Indiana when it opens in 2020. The 6,200-ft. bridge will stand at the same height above Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal as the original bridge, with 9-ft. shoulders on each side, and a 12-ft. lane of traffic in every direction.

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Statement on Bay City Commission Vote to Privatize Local Bridges

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Ryan Tarrant issued the following statement following the Bay City commission vote to direct the City Manager to work with United Bridge Partners on a development agreement for final approval.

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SNJB takes Top Honors for Pedestrian Walkway

The Pedestrian Walkway of The South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, is again awarded the Overall Gold in Coastal Virginia magazine?s annual reader survey, as the region?s Best Place to Hike/Walk for 2019. This is the third consecutive award, received as the highest category honor.

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United Bridge Partners? JV Houbolt Bridge Project to Link I-80 with CenterPoint Transportation Hub

United Bridge Partners has entered into a joint venture Houbolt Bridge project, a part of Houbolt Road Bridge and Interchange project in Joliet, Illinois. An overview of Houbolt project was presented in an open house in Joliet where CEO Doug Witt and Ken Szeliga VP-Operations, represented United Bridge Partners.

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Cline Avenue Bridge Ascents Towards Meeting Aspirations

The construction of Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago, is on a steady headway for its scheduled opening in January 2020, as apprised by Terry Velligan, the General Manager of owner company, United Bridge Partner. The bridge will ease the traffic by taking the truck traffic off local roads.

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