Published On: Thu, Jul 20th, 2017

Update: Indianapolis Interstates Weekend Traffic Restrictions


The Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive (Indianapolis International Airport) ramp to I-70 West is scheduled to close starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, July 21 and open before 6 a.m. on Monday, July 24. 

Traffic will be directed eastbound on I-70 to I-465 South and State Road 67/Kentucky Avenue Exit 8. Motorists can use the interchange to return to I-465 North and I-70 West.

At the same time, westbound I-70 will be reduced to two lanes that will be temporarily shifted to the left at the bridges immediately west of Ronald Reagan/Ameriplex Parkway. The eastbound I-70 exit ramp to the Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive (Indianapolis International Airport) may also have one lane temporarily closed.


I-65 may be reduced to one lane for paving between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street (Exit 117) and the I-70 North Split from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on weeknights and from midnight to 9 a.m. on weekends. However, no traffic restrictions will take place on this project this weekend starting at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 21 until 6 p.m. on Monday, July 24. Work may resume Monday night.


The I-69 South Exit 201 ramp to 82nd Street and the 82nd Street entrance ramp to I-69 South is scheduled to close for pavement repairs starting at 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 22 until 6 a.m. on Monday, July 24. During the closure, exiting traffic will be directed to I-465 West and Allisonville Road (Exit 35) to access 82nd Street.

I-69 may be reduced to one lane in each direction for paving near State Road 37 (Exit 205) each night between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. The I-69 Major Moves 2020 construction zone has overnight lane closures, shifted travel lanes, and reduced speed limits while an additional lane is built in each direction between State Road 37 and State Road 38 (Exit 219).


I-70 West will have one right lane closed for bridge painting between Post Road (Exit 91) and I-465 (Exit 90) starting Friday at 9 p.m. until Monday at 5 a.m. Two left lanes will remain open.

At the same time, one left lane will be closed on the I-70 West Exit 90 ramp to I-465. Access will remain open to both northbound and southbound I-465.

Multiple bridge construction projects on Interstate 70 between Indianapolis and Ohio have overnight lane closures, shifted traffic lanes and reduced speed limits near State Road 9 (Exit 104), State Road 109 (Exit 115), State Road 1 (Exit 137) and between State Road 227 (Exit 153) and U.S. 40 (Exit 156).


I-74 West may be reduced to one lane for paving between London Road (Exit 103) and I-465 during weeknights between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. and weekends between 7 p.m. and noon.


The I-65 North ramp to I-465 West is closed for construction. Interstate traffic is directed north to the Raymond Street (Exit 109) interchange to return southbound on I-65 and access I-465 West.

The I-465 East loop ramp to I-65 North is closed for construction. Traffic is directed south on I-65 to Southport Road (Exit 103) to return northbound on I-65.

The I-65 South ramp to I-465 East is closed for construction. Traffic is directed to Southport Road (Exit 103) to return northbound and access I-465 East.

Two lanes of I-65 South are shifted across the median to share the widened northbound side of the interstate. Opposing directions of traffic are separated by temporary concrete barriers. Traffic is expected to remain in this Phase 1 configuration through mid-summer.

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