INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced closures of parts of I-65 and I-70 on the south side of Indianapolis in the coming weeks.
Starting Friday, July 12 at 9 p.m., all lanes will be closed on I-65 SB from the South Split to I-465. The closure will last for 9 days and all lanes will reopen on Monday, July 22 by 6 a.m.
Starting Friday, July 26 at 9 p.m., all lanes of I-70 EB and WB from I-465 to the South Split. The closure will last for 9 days and all lanes will reopen on Monday, August 5 by 6 a.m.
There will be additional closures added on the weekends, and INDOT is asking drivers to follow @INDOTEast on Twitter for updates.
INDOT says these closures are in response to rain delays crews have experienced in May and June.
- I-65 SB: During the I-65 SB closure, drivers are encouraged to take I-70 WB to I-465 EB back to I-65 SB
- 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
The public can also follow @INDOTEast on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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To learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts, visit indot.carsprogram.org, 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone.