Detour for through traffic follows East Street to Ohio Street

On or after Thursday, August 5, New York Street under I-65/I-70 in Indianapolis will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until August 19, weather permitting.

All eastbound through traffic will be redirected to Ohio Street throughout the duration of this closure, and all pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be redirected to Vermont Street. During the New York Street closure motorists wishing to travel northbound will be able to access College Avenue. Access to businesses between College Avenue and Davidson Street will also be maintained.

Traffic flow in the area will be monitored throughout the duration of the closure.

Also beginning on Aug. 12, Lewis Street will experience nightly closures for structure demolition. Lewis Street construction is expected to be finished on August 21, weather permitting. St. Clair Street will also experience nightly closures for structure demolition from Aug. 16 to Aug. 20, weather permitting.

In addition, there will be nightly lane restrictions on Washington Street from Aug. 16 to Sept. 3, weather permitting. Two through lanes of traffic will be maintained, but motorists should be aware of changing traffic patterns at Washington Street during this time.

Access to downtown Indianapolis will be maintained via:

  • I-70 westbound exit ramp to Michigan or Ohio St.
  • Pine St. entrance ramp to I-70 eastbound from Ohio St. and Michigan St.
  • I-65 northbound/I-70 eastbound exit ramp to Washington St.
  • I-65 northbound and southbound to Martin Luther King. Jr./West St.
  • I-65 southbound to Meridian St.
  • All existing ramps on I-70 west of the South Split

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