U.S. 12 West - Lake County

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U.S. 12 & 20 west
Westbound shield assembly of U.S. 12 & 20 posted along East Dunes Highway after the intersection with Utah Street near the Aetna community of Gary. Transmission lines pass over the four-lane highway from a nearby substation on their way south and westward to parallel the Borman Expressway. Photo taken 11/05/09.
Approaching a trumpet interchange with Interstate 90 (Indiana East West Toll Road) along U.S. 12 & 20 westbound in Gary. Photo taken 11/05/09.
Ramps connect with Interstate 90 east to Interstates 80 & 94 at Lake Station and Interstate 90 west to East Chicago, Hammond and the Chicago Skyway. Photo taken 11/05/09.
The north end of Interstate 65 follows along U.S. 12 & 20 (East Dunes Highway) west. Interstate 65 ventures southeast from the Calumet Area of Northwest Indiana to Lafayette and Indianapolis. The freeway meets the Borman Expressway in three miles. Photo taken 11/05/09.
A signalized intersection represents the southbound beginning of the 887-mile route to Mobile, Alabama. Photo taken 11/05/09.
U.S. 12 (Dunes Highway) and U.S. 20 (Melton Road) combine along an industrial corridor from the Aetna section of Gary west into Downtown Gary. This westbound reassurance shield assembly follows the intersection with Interstate 65. Photo taken 09/03/05.
U.S. 12 west & Indiana 912 north
U.S. 12 west & Indiana 912 north pass over the Indiana Toll Road on the 0.75-mile approach to Exit 9 (Gary Avenue). Gary Avenue stems northwest from a directional interchange with Interstate 90 to a storage tank field and Parrish Avenue in East Chicago. Photo taken 11/04/11.
A loop ramp drops from U.S. 12 west & Indiana 912 (Cline Avenue) north onto Gary Avenue in one quarter mile. Frontage roads begin at Gary Avenue and lead north to Indiana 312 (Chicago Avenue) and the U.S. 12 turn onto Columbus Drive (Exit 6). Photo taken 11/04/11.
All traffic to Interstate 90 west to Chicago and east to South Bend and Toledo, Ohio depart in unison via Exit 7B of U.S. 12 west & Indiana 912 north. Interstate 90 follows all of the Indiana Toll Road and the tolled Chicago Skyway northwest into Chicago and the Ohio Turnpike east to Elyria. Photo taken 11/04/11.



Photo Credits:

09/03/05, 11/05/09, 11/04/11 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 65
Interstate 90
U.S. 20
State Road 912 (Cline Avenue)

Page Updated 01-23-2012.