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  • Repair work to begin at the Sherman Minton Bridge this weekend

    FLOYD COUNTY, Ind.—The Indiana Department of Transportation’s contractor will begin making repairs to the underside of Sherman Minton bridge’s upper deck from eastbound Interstate 64’s two right lines.  This will require closing both eastbound right lanes on the Indiana approach at mile marker 123.7 during overnight hours between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.  Repairs on the downstream side of the upper deck begin this Sunday evening ,August 13, the eastbound I-64’s double right lane closure— which extends approximately 1500 feet—is expected […]

  • Vacant house fire may have been caused by squatter according to IFD

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– A vacant house fire is under investigation by IFD after firefighters were  called to 25 North Addison Avenue just north of West Washington Street before 8:00 a.m. Friday morning. According to IFD officials, neighbors reported seeing smoke showing from the roof and called in the incident. Upon arrival, firefighters found the home vacant although there was indications that someone had been living at that residence. Two firefighters were treated for smoke and dehydration and one firefighter was transported to […]

  • Deep rut shreds tires for those traveling along I-70 in the Richmond area

    WAYNE COUNTY, Ind. — Emergency repair work has been underway along I-70 in the Richmond area Thursday morning after several cars had their tires shredded after going over a deep rut along I-70 near the 154/155 mile marker. According to Indiana State Police Sargent John Bowling, around 4-6 people found their tires had shredded  as they were traveling over the interstate. Fortunately no one was injured in any of their incidents. INDOT has been called to the area to do emergency […]

  • I-65 construction to begin Monday near the Indiana / Kentucky state line

    LOUISVILLE, Ind. — If you are planning on traveling south from Indianapolis towards Louisville, Kentucky, be prepared for a lengthy summer time project along I-65 on both sides of the Indiana / Kentucky state line. This area has over 100,000 daily drivers but starting late Monday night, those drivers will encounter a brand new work zone in the area that approaches the Lewis and Clark overpass. The construction zone will shut down the left lane on I-65 South between Stansifer Avenue […]

  • Downtown Fourth of July festivities to bring about street restrictions

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Fireworks and the IPL Downtown Freedom Fest  will highlight a busy Fourth of July Tuesday in Indianapolis. While business traffic will be a bit lighter, city officials are still expecting a lot of people to make their way into downtown for the Freedom Fest and fireworks show from atop of Regions Bank. There will be some traffic restrictions in place Tuesday in downtown which are: Michigan and North streets will be closed between Pennsylvania and Meridian streets from 10 a.m. […]

  • Christ Church Cathedral Women’s Strawberry Festival continues annual community outreach event

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With a  sun-kissed day providing the backdrop, the 52nd Christ Church Cathedral Women’s Strawberry Festival got underway Thursday on Monument Circle in Indianapolis. With a crowd of nearly 20,000 expected for the event, Festival goers enjoyed various strawberry desserts made by the women of Christ Church and doled out by 300 volunteers. Festival organizers reported that nearly six ton of strawberries and 900 hundred gallons of ice cream were ordered to go with the church made shortcakes. […]

  • INDOT ‘still on schedule’ with I-65 bridge rebuild on city’s south side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “We are still on schedule.” That’s the word from INDOT Information Director Nate Riggs three months in with regard to the extensive nine month I-65 construction project at I-465 on the city’s south side. Construction contractors started work March 5 on the nearly $20 million dollar project to rebuild six bridges on Interstate 65 over I-465 and Lick Creek. The eastbound I-465 loop ramp to northbound I-65 is now closed for the duration of construction. A signed […]

  • Officials remind Indy 500 race attendees to park where it is the safest, not cheapest

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. — It’s a question Indy 500 race fans ask every year, “Where should we park?” For the nearly 300,000 plus who will attend this years race, most have parking figured out, whether it be inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, or outside at one of the lots, like the Coke Lot or at Speedway High School. But for others, it is a hunt and find the best deal, which can include parking in the front yard of someones house […]

  • Indianapolis gearing up for more spring time running events this weekend

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Downtown running and special community events continue to highlight the city’s weekend activities and this weekend will be no exception. Several events will be taking place Saturday, April 22,that will block or close various streets for periods of time. Some of those events that will be occurring this weekend are: Walk MS will result in the lane closures of Michigan Street between White River Parkway West Drive and Porto Alegre Street and of New York Street between […]

  • End in sight for lane closures around Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Delaware Street

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind — The end of street construction is almost near for drivers trying to get around Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis. Officials are reporting that drivers will have just another couple of months of cones and barricades blocking parts of Delaware Street as work continues on the new $50 million dollar Indiana Pacers medical and training facility directly across the street. People heading to events at Bankers Life Fieldhouse will need to be aware that the two left […]