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Highway garage salt dome, sign shop torn down as controversial project moves forward

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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At 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Porter County Highway Garage staff began demolishing the sign shop and salt dome at the department’s headquarters at 1955 S. Indiana 2 in Valparaiso. Highway Superintendent Jim Polarek said tackling the job in-house will save the county money twofold, both in demolition costs and in more accurate construction quoting on a bare site. “The commissioners asked if there was anything we could do to save money,” he said. “Skillman’s estimate was $400,000 for demo.” Polarek also said the county will be able to earn money...

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