Updated to reflect an extension of a closure related to the North Split project.

Drivers on Interstates 65 and 70 through downtown Indianapolis should notice a new trend in early February thanks to a shift in road closures for continued work on the interchange.

From southbound I-65 to eastbound I-70, motorists are now being redirected to temporary lanes on the newly constructed Lewis Street Bridge, while crews continue building and paving elsewhere.

Other North Split closures have been extended or adjusted due to the recent wave of extremely low temperatures. Lewis Street is scheduled to open on February 1 and Vermont Street on February 5.

Expect lane changes in February around construction of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail expansions on Indiana Avenue and South Street, as crews remove some existing pavements and sidewalks, relocate utilities and install power lines to new trail lighting.

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Here are the road closures to expect in Indianapolis in February:

Delaware/11th Street ramp to I-70 East

When: Until March 11

Why: Part of the North Split project.

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

Downtown streets under I-65 / I-70 (North Split)

Vermont Street: Until February 5

Michigan Street: February 14-16, February 28-March 14

New York Street: February 9-19

Alabama Street: February 7-15

Market Street: Until March 14 (extended due to weather)

10th Street: Until March 14

Ohio Street: February 21-March 14

Lewis Street: until March 19

Downtown Streets: Various Road Races

Morning of February 5: The 500 3-mile, part of a series of races leading up to the OneAmerica 500 festival mini-marathon, will jam several streets southeast of Lucas Oil Stadium throughout the morning, including parts of Delaware and south streets. See a map of the course here.

Morning of February 13: The LoveStruck Run Indy is a 5K that will start and end on Meridian Street at Brothers Bar & Grill. The route, and therefore closed roads, heads west to the Indianapolis Zoo, south on White River Parkway, and downtown via South Street. See a map of the course here.

East Banta Road

Or: Between Derbyshire Road and Twin Brooks Drive.

When: Until the end of July.

Why: To replace the bridge over Derbyshire Creek, including new guardrails and causeway approaches on each side.

Deviation: Via McFarland Road, Southport Road and Madison Avenue. Residents will be able to access their homes.

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.

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.

16th street

Or: The intersection with avenue du Capitole and the section between avenues du Capitole and du Sénat.

When: Until mid-February.

Why: Underground public works for the construction of a new Indiana University Hospital.

Deviation: The main entrance to the Methodist Hospital emergency department on 16th Street has reopened. The temporary access road from Capitol Avenue will also remain open throughout the utility work. The Red Line bus stations at 14th and 18th Streets will be closed until March 30, with a detour to three temporary stops along Meridian Street at 10th, 13th and 16th Streets. Users of routes 18 and 28 can use these same temporary stops.

Capitol Avenue

Or: Between 15th and 16th streets.

When: Until March 30.

Why: Underground public works for the construction of a new Indiana University Hospital.

Deviation: Heading south on Capitol, take 18th Street East to Meridian Street as an alternative. Traffic lanes are reconfigured between 14th Street and the Starbucks to accommodate northbound and southbound traffic.

X-shaped intersection of Southeast and English Avenues

Or: The intersection of Rural 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 and Gray streets will only be accessible to westbound local traffic.

When: Until May 2022.

Why: Construction of a roundabout, linked to 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 join Rural Street south of the intersection. Use the same roads heading north. Cyclists and pedestrian diversions are also indicated.

Contact IndyStar transportation reporter Kayla Dwyer at kdwyer@indystar.com or follow her on Twitter @kayla_dwyer17.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Road Closures in Indianapolis: Where to Expect Construction in February



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