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  • 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 […]

  • U.S. 27 in Richmond area to undergo lengthy two year reconstruction

    RICHMOND, Ind. — Drivers in the Richmond area should get ready to a see a lot of orange construction cones along U.S. 27 just north of the city for the next two years. Starting on or after Monday, March 27, contractors will rebuild nearly two miles of southbound U.S. 27 and nearly one mile of eastbound U.S. 40 through downtown Richmond. In addition to rebuilding the roadways, the project will also include: New water mains New drainage and modernized storm sewer […]

  • Extensive repair and resurfacing project to begin on I-74 on city’s southeast side this spring

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –A $4 million dollar repair and resurfacing project is set to begin on one of the state’s busiest interstates in early April. Contractors plan to begin work on or after April 4 on a $4.2 million pavement repair and resurface project along I-74 between I-465 and London Road (Exit 103). Construction work zone signs will be placed along the route in late March.  Concrete pavement repairs will require weekend lane closures starting at 9 p.m. Fridays until 6 a.m. […]

  • Susan G. Komen Race still “a go” despite nearby race course construction

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –It’s still about a month away, but officials with Susan G. Komen are wanting to get the word out that the 2017 Komen Central Indiana Race for the Cure is still on despite ongoing construction on the race route near IUPUI. This year will mark the 26th year for the central Indiana event that steps off in downtown Indianapolis at Historic Military Park on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 about 9:00 a.m. for the competitive race followed by the non-competitive […]