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Temporary road closures along SR 55 (Cleveland Street) closures in Gary continues through September

NIPSCO Officials have released the following information regarding road closures in the city through September.

Road closures will continue in Gary and on portions of SR 55 (Cleveland Avenue), between 45th Avenue and 73rd Avenue.  Roads will be temporarily closed to inspect and upgrade three natural gas lines in the area. The closures will occur a few weeks apart and are located near 45th avenue, near 58th Avenue and near 65th Avenue.

Construction will continue to occur during normal business hours, and is expected to run through the month of September, weather permitting. Signs and detour routes will be posted ahead of time. NIPSCO will also continue to work with city of Gary traffic officials to ensure the safety of motorists and to make sure all work runs smoothly.

Motorists are urged to please exercise caution when travelling near any construction zone to ensure personal safety and the safety of construction crews working on this project.

NIPSCO appreciates the patience of the community during this important system modernization project that will provide future benefits to customers in Northwest Indiana.

For more information on NIPSCO’s modernization plan please visit

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