INDOT announces closure of I-70 on city’s south side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --  The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced closures of parts of I-70 on the south side of Indianapolis in the coming weeks.

INDOT will close all lanes of I-70 EB and WB from I-465 to the South Split on Friday, July 26 at 9 p.m.

The I-70 closure will last for nine days and all lanes will reopen on Monday, August 5 by 6 a.m.

These closures come after rain delays in May and June caused INDOT to rescedule.


  • I-70 closure: During the I-70 closure, drivers are encouraged to take I-465 EB to I-65 NB to get downtown or take I-65 SB to I-465 WB to get out of downtown
  • From the airport: Take I-70 EB to I-465 SB to I-65 NB to get to downtown

Additional closures will be added on the weekends, follow INDOT for up-to-date information:

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