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  • Road construction of I-65 south side project is nearing the end

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the road construction season nearing the end, construction crews are working diligently in trying to complete one of the State’s largest undertakings ever,  the rebuilding of the six bridges on the south side along I-65 over I-465 and Lick Creek. Work began in early March on the $20 million rebuilding project that according to INDOT spokesperson Nate Riggs is “still on schedule” “The south side bridges at I-65 & I-465 are on schedule to be open […]

  • Head-on crash in Hamilton County claims life of Lebanon woman

    HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of one of the drivers. Deputies were dispatched to the area of Strawtown Avenue and Prairie Baptist Road in the eastern part of Hamilton County just before 7 a.m. Wednesday. Witnesses at the scene stated two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision with one person  trapped inside a vehicle. Crash investigators believe Bethany G. Moore, age 23 of Lebanon, IN, was […]

  • Event goers to Bankers Life Fieldhouse should get ready for traffic delays

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Event goers to Bankers Life Fieldhouse should get ready for traffic delays around BLF for the next several weeks. Delaware Street  between South Street and Maryland has been with construction and restrictions for the 18 months, largely in part because of the new St. Vincent Center for the Indiana Pacers. That project, plus additional work on the sidewalks and underground utilities along Penn at the Fieldhouse continue to have one lane blocked on either side of the […]

  • 7th annual “Running South” event continues legacy of teacher and coach

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  The Perry Township Education Foundation is sponsoring the 7th Annual Coach Hathaway’s Running South event Saturday, September 30, to honor the legacy of long-time local teacher and coach, Tom Hathaway. Proceeds from the event will support innovative classroom projects in Perry Township Schools and the Coach Hathaway Scholarship Fund. The day kicks-off with a health fair open to all in the Southport High School gym. Registration and packet pick-up begin at 7:30 A.M. The run includes a 10K, […]

  • Weekend construction project to close a part of North Split

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Drivers beware, a weekend construction project will close part of the North Split starting Friday night and will last till early Monday morning. INDOT officials have announced that ramp from west bound I-70 to south bound I-65 will close starting at 9:00 p.m. Friday night and remain closed until 6:00 a.m. Monday. Drivers will still be able to get to southbound I-65 by using the Collector at the North Split and taking that down Washington Street interchange […]

  • Drivers along I-70 at Indiana/Ohio state line to endure lane restrictions for next two weeks

    RICHMOND, Ind. –  Starting Friday night at 9 p.m.,contractors will start the restrictions on Interstate 70 West near mile 155 to one lane for up to 13 continuous days for a slide-in bridge construction project at the Ind. 121 (New Paris Pike) overpass. The bridge is located about 1 mile west of the Indiana-Ohio state line between U.S. 40 Exit 156 and State Road 227 Exit 153. One lane of I-70 West will be shifted to cross the median to the […]

  • 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 […]