Indiana Airport Terminal to Get $12.4 Modern Upgrade

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Evansville Regional Airport is planning a nearly $12.4 million redesign of its airport terminal that will include a single security line, an updated food service area and more amenities for families and children. The Evansville Courier and Press reported that the first phase of construction is scheduled to begin this […]

West Lafayette Construction Unearths Old Streetcar Track

By Emma Ea Ambrose | Journal & Courier WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — For roughly half a century streetcars snaked their way from Lafayette, across the Wabash River, around Purdue University and all the way out to Indiana Veterans’ Home in West Lafayette. Lafayette’s electric streetcar system, which made its inaugural run in 1888, was […]

Chicago Firm Will Run $1 Billion Overhaul of Union Station

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s historic Union Station will get a roughly $1 billion makeover that will include millions of square feet of office, retail and hotel space, according to details unveiled Thursday, May 25, by Amtrak and the city. The proposed commercial development will span about 3.1 million square feet, including a pair of 12-story […]

Project Begins to Clean Pollution From Wisconsin Harbor

ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — A project to remove contaminated sediments from a harbor on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin is underway after years of planning and legal battles. Contractors have started to dredge the bottom of the Ashland harbor, which long has been tainted with cancer-causing pollutants and clogged with wood from shuttered lumber mills […]

‘Fish Attractors’ From Energy Companies’ Scrap Plastic Pipe*

By Janet McConnaughey NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plastic pipes that energy companies would otherwise send to landfills are being turned into “fish attractors ” by wildlife biologists in at least three southern states. Kentucky biologists have made hundreds of these artificial reefs from pipe donated by Atmos Energy, setting them out in lakes, rivers and […]