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  • 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 […]

  • Numerous activities in downtown Indianapolis this week to disrupt traffic

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Downtown Indianapolis drivers will notice quite a bit of activity in Indianapolis this week with several events planned almost daily and that may contribute to slowdowns or stopped traffic on the city streets. From the Indianapolis Indians baseball home opener Thursday night to the Indy 500 Festival 10-Miler run Saturday, there will be plenty of people going to and from events almost daily. The Indiana Pacers kick-off the week’s flurry of activity in downtown with games at Bankers Life […]

  • INDOT announces $6 million preservation project for U.S. 31 and State Road 135 in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind.—Signs are being set and utility lines located in advance of construction activities for a $6.1 million Indiana Department of Transportation pavement preservation project on U.S. Highway 31 and State Road 135 in Johnson County. The sections of U.S. 31 and S.R. 135 that will be affected are: U.S. 31 between County Line Road and Stop 18 S.R. 135 between Curry Road and County Line Road S.R. 135 from Bargersville to Stones Crossing Meanwhile, INDOT officials anticipate actual […]

  • I-70 ramp at North Split reopens after early morning semi crash slows Tuesday commute

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –  Driver error is being listed as the cause of an early Tuesday morning accident that occurred just about 3:30 a.m. in downtown Indianapolis at the North Split. According to Indiana State Police, the driver of a semi approached the curve from westbound I-70 to southbound I-65/70 too fast and lost control, skimming along the barrier wall before tipping over. Drivers following behind the semi stopped and attempted to rescue the truck driver by breaking through the windows. […]

  • Construction along Illinois Street near Union Station snarling morning rush hour traffic

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Utility work near Union Station along Illinois Street has been a sore subject for drivers coming into downtown Indianapolis from the south side. Work in the area was to have been confined to just one lane being blocked for the project that is scheduled to be wrapped up by month’s end. However workers have had to block off two of the four north bound Illinois lanes just past South Street to accommodate the work which has caused […]

  • Popular bridge in Muncie to close for rebuilding

    MUNCIE, Ind. — A popular travel route for Muncie residents will be closed to traffic for the next several months starting Monday, March 27, as contractors will be rebuilding the Tillotson Avenue Bridge over White River and the Cardinal Greenway. The 50-year-old bridge closure will force the nearly 10,000 daily drivers to seek alternate routes in getting to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital and other nearby businesses. Contractors have stated that a detour will be posted to redirect traffic to nearby […]