Mayor's Office

1969 Central Avenue
Lake Station, IN

Telephone 219.962.2081
Facsimile 219.963.0702




Indiana Department of Transportation News Release


July 20, 2015

State Road 51 Closure in Lake County

Crews will replace a pipe and repair road just east of Merrillville

LAKE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of State Road 51, between Ainsworth Road and U.S. 30, near Ainsworth, beginning today and running through Thursday, weather permitting. Crews will replace a pipe and repair the road.

State road detours must be along state-maintained roadways only. Drivers travelling north on SR 51 will be detoured west on U.S. 30, north on I-65, east on I-94, back to SR 51, via exit 15 (Ripley Street). Drivers travelling south on SR 51 will be detoured west on I-94, south on I-65, east on U.S. 30, and back to SR 51.

Drivers can monitor road closures and traffic alerts at any time via the INDOT Northwest District social media channels: or Twitter @INDOTNorthwest. Or visit for INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service.


Below is a link to the 2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report:


The Riverview Park Aquatics Manager has recently published Park and Pool information to Facebook.  Please visit the site at:



The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce has updated their website.  Please view their new site at:



NWI.COM - March 30,2013  12:00 am - Times Staff


Open Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: 275 E. 29th Avenue
Senior Center (in Columbus Park)

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2 proof of address
(Water/Nipsco bill, Cell/Phone bill
or Rent/Mortgage docs)

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The City of Lake Station, Indiana

Locally known as the crossroads of America due to the easy access to Interstate 80/94, the Indiana Toll Road and Lake Michigan, Lake Station is a residential community with a population of approximately 14,000 people.  The city is focusing on its positives and building the future.  We are making the kinds of infrastructure and revitalization investments that will help future development.  Water and sewer line upgrades are in the works and many road projects are coming to fruition.  New residential housing located on Old Hobart Road has begun with Phase I which will include lots 73 to 146.  The development will provide housing for residents and newcomers.

Message from the Mayor's Office

March 10, 201

Dear Residents:

The City of Lake Station has been seeking grant funding for the Former City Complex Brownfield Clearance Project.  On or about June 30, 2014, the City of Lake Station applied to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) for a grant from the OCRA's Disaster Recovery 2 program of the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  Below are the latest legal notices regarding this project.

The City of Lake Station Seeking Grant Funding for the Former City Complex Brownfield Clearance Project

(English Version)

  La ciudad de Lake Station Buscando Subvención Financiamiento para el proyecto Liquidación Brownfield del Complejo Anterior de la Ciudad

(Version Española)




Mayor Keith Soderquist

Honorable Mayor, Keith Soderquist
Lake Station, Indiana