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Driving Directions
(Updated September 20, 2011)


TO:  St. Mary of the Lake Church
6060 Miller Avenue
Gary (Miller Beach), Indiana  46403

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Information about free shuttle bus service from Whiting


Note:  Construction is underway on portions of (I-90) the Indiana Toll Road
from Hammond through Gary and points east.  Please be cautious.

Overview of Chicago - Gary
                            south shore area
Overview of area.

Close up of
                          Miller Beach area of Gary
Close up of location.

From the City of Chicago and northern and western suburbs in Illinois;
from Whiting, Hammond, East Chicago and nearby cities in Indiana:

Note:  Tolls on the Indiana portion of the Toll Road are $1.80 each way -- $1.20 to enter at Hammond and $0.60 to exit at I-65.

  • Chicago Skyway/Indiana Toll Road (I-90) east to the I- 65/Dunes Highway (US Route 12/20) exit.
  • Follow the ramp to Dunes Highway (12/20) and drive east to 1st stop light.
  • 12/20 splits -- stay on Route 12 through 2nd stop light;
  • At 3rd stop light (South Lake Street, just past the South Shore train station on your left), turn left onto South Lake Street.
  • Cross tracks and make an immediate right turn onto Miller Avenue just over the tracks.
  • Drive approximately 1 block to St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church which will be on the left side of the road.
  • Turn into parking lot in front of church and proceed to the larger lot, the entry to which is located to the right of the parish office.
  • Only the main entrance to the church will be used on the night of the concert.  It is handicapped accessible.

 From southern and middle sections of Lake County and points east and south:

  • I-65 north to its terminus at US 12-20 in Gary (5th Avenue/Dunes Highway).
  • Turn right (east) onto Dunes Highway (US 12/20).
  • Drive east to 1st stop light.
  • 12/20 splits -- stay on Route 12 through 2nd stop light;
  • At 3rd stop light (South Lake Street, just past the South Shore train station on your left), turn left onto South Lake Street.
  • Cross tracks and make an immediate right turn onto Miller Avenue just over the tracks.
  • Drive approximately 1 block to St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church which will be on the left side of the road.
  • Turn into parking lot in front of church and proceed to the larger lot, the entry to which is located to the right of the parish office.
  • Only the main entrance to the church will be used on the night of the concert.  It is handicapped accessible.

From Porter and LaPorte Counties, Indiana, and points east:
  • Indiana Toll Road (I-90) west to the I- 65/Dunes Highway (US Route 12/20) exit.
  • Follow the ramp to Dunes Highway (12/20) and drive east to 1st stop light.
  • 12/20 splits -- stay on Route 12 through 2nd stop light;
  • At 3rd stop light (South Lake Street, just past the South Shore train station on your left), turn left onto South Lake Street.
  • Cross tracks and make an immediate right turn onto Miller Avenue just over the tracks.
  • Drive approximately 1 block to St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church which will be on the left side of the road.
  • Turn into parking lot in front of church and proceed to the larger lot, the entry to which is located to the right of the parish office.
  • Only the main entrance to the church will be used on the night of the concert.  It is handicapped accessible.
Alternate route from Porter and LaPorte Counties, Indiana, and points east:
  • I-80/94 to I-65
  • North on I-65 to its terminus at US 12-20 in Gary (5th Avenue/Dunes Highway).
  • Turn right (east) onto Dunes Highway (US 12/20).
  • Drive east to 1st stop light.
  • 12/20 splits -- stay on Route 12 through 2nd stop light;
  • At 3rd stop light (South Lake Street, just past the South Shore train station on your left), turn left onto South Lake Street.
  • Cross tracks and make an immediate right turn onto Miller Avenue just over the tracks.
  • Drive approximately 1 block to St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church which will be on the left side of the road.
  • Turn into parking lot in front of church and proceed to the larger lot, the entry to which is located to the right of the parish office.
  • Only the main entrance to the church will be used on the night of the concert.  It is handicapped accessible.
Return to Indiana Toll Road or I-65:
  • Right on Miller Avenue (street in front of church) to South Lake Street (stop light).
  • Turn left and drive over the railroad tracks to the 2nd stop light (Dunes Highway - Route 12).
  • Turn right and follow Route 12 to the Toll Road entrance and proceed accordingly either to “To Chicago-West"  or “To Ohio-East”.
  • Stay on US 12 west to its intersection with I-65 if you desire to drive on that route for travel to points south.

Free shuttle bus service from Whiting

Free chartered bus service to and from the concert will be provided from Whiting, Indiana.
Reservations are required and must be made by close of business on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
Buses will depart from in front of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1849 Lincoln Avenue (119th Street and Lincoln Avenue), in Whiting between 6:45 p.m and 7:00 p.m.

Please call (219) 473-9327
during normal business hours for details and to make a reservation or
e-mail ChorusAngelorum@earthlink.net anytime with the names and contact phone numbers of person(s) attending.