This story has been updated with new times for some closures related to the North Split Project.

A near-permanent item on IndyStar’s monthly roadworks lists is finally gone: Indianapolis officials in December cut the ribbon on the East Market Street block between the City Market and the City-County Building after a 15-month closure.

But there’s still a lot of work to be done as part of the city’s vision to revamp the Monument Circle area – including the East Market Street counterpart, West Market Street between Illinois and Meridian Streets.

Sure, Indiana Department of Transportation The North Split project is also behind a series of revolving road closures in January. Work will continue on New York Street and Saint Clair Street under the freeway until mid-January, when there will be further closures. This project will accompany us until Thanksgiving.

Here are the anticipated road closures in Indianapolis in January:

College Avenue North

Or: Between 62nd Street and Broad Ripple Avenue.

When: Until early March.

Why: A private construction project on the block involves heavy steel and crane work.

Deviation: Use Kessler Boulevard East Drive, North Meridian Street and 71st Street. Note: Nearby Carrollton Avenue is a southbound one-way street that is not part of the official detour. The red line will not be impacted.

West Market Street

Or: Between Monument Circle and Illinois Streets.

When: Phase 1, which takes place on the westbound lane, will conclude before the College Football Playoff Championship weekend January 9-10. Then the project will move to phase 2 on the eastbound track, which is expected to be completed by August.

Why: To rebuild the street with an improved pavement and sidewalk system, ADA compliant ramps and crosswalks, streetscape and more parking. This is similar to the recently completed project on East Market Street.

East Market Street: After 15 months, East Market Street next to City Market is finally open

City officials and DPW workers were on hand for a dedication and reopening ceremony for East Market Street outside the City County Building on Friday, December 17, 2021, in downtown Indianapolis. The $ 8 million road reconstruction project has closed the busy block since September 2020.

Several downtown streets

Or: Streets of Missouri, Pennsylvania, Southern and Virginia near Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium.

When: January 9, from 8 a.m., for several hours

Why: Race Extra Yard 5K, as part of the College Football Playoff Championship weekend.

Deviation: Avoid the area completely bordered by Washington, Delaware, McCarty, and West streets. See a map of the race here.

Lewis Street

Or: Under highway 65/70.

When: Until the beginning of February.

Why: Installation of a drainage structure as part of INDOT’s North Split reconstruction project.

Deviation: Cyclists and pedestrians should use the Monon Loop. The detour for cars follows 13th Street, Roosevelt Avenue, Commerce Avenue and 16th Street.

East Market Street

Or: Between Pine and Davidson streets.

When: From January 6 to February 4.

Why: Excavation of the structure and installation of the shoring tower for the North Split project.

Deviation: Washington Street.

10th street

Or: Between College and Highland avenues.

When: January 17-19.

Why: Bridge demolition and beam adjustment for the North Split project.

Deviation: Cyclists and pedestrians should use the Monon Loop and 16th Street. The detour for cars follows 16th Street.

Michigan Street

Or: Between Pine and Davidson streets.

When: From January 3 to 15.

Why: Part of the North Split project.

Deviation: Pedestrians can use Vermont Street; drivers will be diverted to Washington Street.

Delaware / 11th Street ramp to I-70 East

When: On or after January 11 and for two months

Why: Part of the North Split project.

Deviation: Traffic will be diverted to West Street on I-70 eastbound, or New York or Ohio streets to Pine Street on I-70 eastbound.

Detour map for the 60-day closure of the Delaware / 11th Street ramp on I-70 eastbound as part of the North Split project.

Detour map for the 60-day closure of the Delaware / 11th Street ramp on I-70 eastbound as part of the North Split project.

East Pleasant Run Parkway South Drive

Or: Between Linden Street and Villa Avenue.

When: Until the end of February.

Why: Citizens Energy Group sewer rehabilitation project.

Deviation: Use Pleasant Run Parkway North Drive. Local access will remain open.

Pleasant Run Parkway North Drive

Or: Between Meridian Street and Madison Avenue.

When: Beginning on January 3 and lasting approximately two weeks.

Why: Citizens Energy Group sewer rehabilitation project.

Deviation: Use Meridian Street, Southern Avenue, and Madison Avenue.

X-shaped intersection of South East and English avenues

Or: The intersection of Rurale Street, Southeastern Avenue and English Avenue; Rural Street from this intersection to Washington Street will be closed during construction, except to local traffic. English Avenue between Oxford Street and Gray Street will only be accessible to local westbound traffic.

When: Until May 2022.

Why: Construction of a roundabout, in connection with the Community Justice Campus project.

Deviation: Heading south on Rural Street, take East Washington Street, Sherman Drive, Prospect Street, Keystone Avenue, and Hoyt Avenue to merge onto Rural Street south of the intersection. Take the same roads heading north. Cycle and pedestrian detours are also signposted.

Southeast Avenue

Or: Slightly east of Pleasant Run Parkway North Drive to just east of Earhart Street

When: On or after January 5, until approximately January 10

Why: To install new pipeline across Southeastern Avenue as part of the Twin Aire Road Improvement Project which includes the Southeastern and Rural Street roundabout.

Deviation: Heading west, take Sherman Drive, Prospect and State avenues to reconnect with English and Southeastern avenues. Heading east, use Pleasant Run Parkway North Drive, English Avenue, and Sherman Drive to reach Southeastern Avenue.

16th street

Or: 16th from I-65 to Capitol Avenue, including the intersection with Capitol; Missouri Street and Senat Avenue between 15th and 16th streets.

When: Until January 25

Why: Underground work for the construction of a new Indiana teaching health hospital.

Deviation: Patients and emergency vehicles will need to use a temporary access road to the emergency department at the Methodist Hospital.

UI health traffic: Some road closures near the new IU Health hospital will last until March

Map of road closures and restrictions surrounding the IU Health Methodist medical campus as the network prepares to build a new hospital.

Map of road closures and restrictions surrounding the IU Health Methodist medical campus as the network prepares to build a new hospital.

Avenue du Capitole

Or: Between 15th and 16th streets

When: Until March 7

Why: Underground work for the construction of a new Indiana teaching health hospital.

Deviation: Heading south on Capitol, take 18th Street East to Meridian Street as an alternative.

Contact Kayla Dwyer, IndyStar Transportation Reporter, at kdwyer@indystar.com or follow her on Twitter @ kayla_dwyer17.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Roadworks: where to expect construction work in Indianapolis in January



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