The City of Michigan City and NICTD Announce the Selection of a Preferred Alignment for the Existing
South Shore Rail Line
The Realignment Study Management Oversight Group comprised of representatives from Michigan City and NICTD (Northern
Indiana Commuter Transportation District) selects Option 6, which follows US12 between NIPSCO and crosses Trail Creek, with a
low level fixed bridge, as the preferred alignment for the South Shore Line.
JULY 9, 2012, MICHIGAN CITY, IN… The City of Michigan City and NICTD announced through the Management Oversight
Group for the Alternative Realignment Study, the selection of a preferred alignment for the existing South Shore Rail Line. Mayor
Ron Meer stated “this selection reflects the greatest opportunity to promote rail safety and economic development for the residents of
Michigan City and to maximize the strengths of our existing business hubs, such as the central business district, Lighthouse Mall, Blue
Chip Casino, and the Marina Area”.
Documents at http://emichigancity.com/cityhall/depar ... /index.htm
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