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  • Habitat build and exercise events to affect downtown Indianapolis traffic this week

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An exercise theme filled week will greet Hoosiers in downtown Indianapolis with several events planned on Monument Circle  and in other areas starting Wednesday. The Monumental Yoga event will close off the entire circle Thursday starting at 2pm and then on Saturday, a super workout hosted by Beachbody will have Monument Circle closed from late Friday night until just about noon Saturday. Drivers should seek  alternate travel routes as several of the scheduled events for these events […]

  • Weeklong street restrictions downtown near Bankers Life Fieldhouse creating traffic problems

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –The ongoing build of the new Hyatt Hotel on Pennsylvania Street across from Bankers Life Fieldhouse is creating some traffic nightmares for drivers this week in Indianapolis. To accommodate for cranes and other heavy equipment,  workers have closed all but the far left lane of Pennsylvania from Maryland past Georgia Street for the rest of this week. While traffic through this area is slowed during the midday, noticeable backups have been experienced during the evening rush hour prompting […]

  • Ticket brokers hoping for last minute business for Indy 500 tickets

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –It may never be like the historic 100th running  of the Indy 500 from two years ago where demand for tickets for that race were non-stop, but area ticket brokers are confident that their current supply of race day tickets will be gone by the time the green flag falls for this Sunday’s 102nd running of the Indy 500. Most ticket brokers are reporting that they have a “moderate” supply of tickets for the race but hope that […]

  • Driver fatigue leads to early morning rush hour crash

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Driver fatigue is being listed as the cause of a single car accident on the city’s south side just before the start of the Monday morning rush hour. The female driver told Fox 59 that she had just come off a 10 work shift at Amazon and was on her way home when she fell asleep as she was exiting off northbound I-65 onto Southport Road. Her car drove up on the guard rail before clearing it […]

  • DigIndy and Red Line work underway on Shelby Street on southeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Despite the late start due to lingering winter weather, the DigIndy and the IndyGo Red Line project is well underway along Shelby Street near the Garfield Park area on the city’s south-east side. Major elements of the project include building an underground infrastructure that will capture and divert combined sewer overflows to the Pleasant Run Tunnel. Citizens’ Energy  work on this stretch of Shelby Street will also include the relocation of water lines, which may cause temporary […]

  • Driver error leads to chain reaction accident in Danville

    DANVILLE, Ind. — Police officials are calling the six-vehicle accident that occurred just after 6 a.m. Wednesday in Danville an unfortunate chain reaction that was a result of driver error. The incident along North State Road 39 and West CR 500 North started when one of the drivers was traveling southbound on SR 39 attempting to turn east on CR 500 North. A trailing vehicle swerved around the turning vehicle and into the path of a northbound driver who had […]

  • Driver error leads to two-car accident on city’s southeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Driver error may be the cause of a late Monday morning rush hour accident on the city’s southeast side at State and Southeastern Avenue. The crash occurred just before 8 a.m. and involved a pickup truck and car. According to the preliminary police report, one of the vehicles may have run the light, crashing into the other vehicle and sending it into the side of a business on the north corner of State Avenue. Although both vehicles were […]

  • Some Indiana counties still dealing with road closures due to flooding

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Record setting rains from Tuesday continue to hamper Hoosier drivers efforts in getting around in some central Indiana locations. It’s the second day in a row for flooding problems for people south of Indianapolis in Johnson, Morgan and Bartholomew counties, but even residents north of Indianapolis in Hamilton County are dealing with flooding problems in some areas, especially along State Road 19, just north of Conner Street, which remains closed due to high water. The Noblesville Highway Department […]

  • Jefferson Street construction project in Franklin nears halfway point

    FRANKLIN, Ind. — A three-year construction project on one of Franklin’s major streets is just about at the halfway point according to city officials. Franklin residents have been  dealing with detours and a cone zones along Jefferson Street since August of 2016 and will continue to do so until late 2019. Jefferson Street  is undergoing major renovation from Main Street, just about a quarter-mile east of U.S. 31, all the way over to Middleton Drive,  which is just east of […]

  • Broken water line on city’s west side creates dangerous driving obstacle

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The ongoing deep freeze Indiana has been in the past couple of days continues to play havoc with Hoosier drivers, especially when a water main or waterline breaks occur that affect their travel. Adding to the list of week-long problems for drivers Thursday morning was another water line break on the city’s west side which occurred in a mini strip mall in that area but affected drivers along West Michigan Street just east of Holt Road when […]