INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced the closure of a portion of I-465 on the southeast side for 15-day stretches in August and September. The first phase of the project starts Friday, Aug. 9.
These closures are part of a $150 million project to repair winter damage and improve pavement conditions around Indiana.
INDOT is reminding drivers to plan alternate routes and leave for their destination early during these closures.
The first 15-day closure begins on August 9 and will run through August 24
- I-465 EB/NB will be closed from I-65 to I-70 on the southeast side
The second 15-day closure begins on September 6 and will run through September 21
- After the Labor Day holiday, INDOT will close I-465 SB/WB from I-70 down to I-65
INDOT said there will be no closures in place during the Labor Day weekend.
- During the first closure (I-465 EB/NB from I-65 to I-70): Thru traffic can take I-70 EB through downtown Indianapolis to I-465 NB. I-74 traffic can take Southeastern Ave. from downtown to I-74 EB.
- During the second closure (I-465 SB/WB from I-70 down to I-65): Thru traffic can take I-70 WB through downtown Indianapolis to I-465 SB. I-74 WB traffic can take Southeastern Ave. to downtown Indianapolis.