Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

This is a look inside the construction building which is creating the segments for the Cline Avenue bridge in East Chicago. We revisit our conversation with the United Bridge Partners staff members on the project that is expected to be completed in early 2020.
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Today:   We bring back our conversation with Terry Velligan and Laura Weber, two of the United Bridge Partners staff members working on the Cline Avenue bridge project in East Chicago.  The toll bridge is scheduled to be completed early next year, to take the place of the structurally-unsound bridge near ArcelorMittal  that was demolished.  We have another edition of "Green Fleet Radio," hosied by Carl Lisek from South Shore Clean Cities.  And Indiana University Northwest economist Micah Pollak talks about Friday's annual "Business and Economic Outlook" program to be held at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso.  Speakers include Professor Pollak and other academicians and northwest Indiana business and economic development leaders, who will offer their "big picture" look of 2020 in the Region.  Roman Bronson of "Indiana Plan" returns with news of another union construction trades job seminar next week at the ArtHouse -- A Social Kitchen in downtown Gary.

Our colleague Michael Puente has his converstion, aired on "Off Mic" last week, about the Westchester Migratiory Bird Sanctuary.