Traffic Alerts

May 7 - 11
Phoenix Theatre’s Phoenix Fest will result in the closure of Walnut Street between Meridian and Illinois streets Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

Tuesday, May 9
Infoflex is bringing food trucks to Georgia Street, resulting in the closure of the west block from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. A press conference concerning motorcycle awareness will result in the closure of the south half of Monument Circle from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

Wednesday, May 10
Salesforce employees will compete in a Mini 500 Trike Race, resulting in the closure of the south half of Monument Circle from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  

The Original Farmers Market at the City Market continues its season. Market Street will be closed between Alabama and Delaware streets 8 a.m. –2 p.m. every Wednesday through October.  

Workout Wednesdays presented by Anthem Blue Cross & Shield returns to Georgia Street. The south lane of the west block of Georgia Street (between Illinois Street and Capitol Avenue) will be closed 12 – 1 p.m. every Wednesday through September.  

Friday, May 11
Downtown Indy, Inc.’s Food Truck Fridays driven by ChooseYourChevy.com will take place on the west block of Georgia Street. As a result, the south lane will be closed 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

Saturday, May 12
IUPUI commencement will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium. South Street will be closed from Capitol to Missouri from 11– 11:45 a.m. A partial closure will also take place from 3:15 – 4 p.m.  

The JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day and Rookie Run will begin and end at Monument Circle and results in the closures of:

Monument Circle and Market Street (Illinois through Pennsylvania) from midnight – 6 p.m.

Ohio Street (Illinois through Pennsylvania) from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Vermont Street (Illinois through Pennsylvania) from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

New York Street (Illinois through Pennsylvania) from noon – 3:30 p.m.

Meridian Street from Washington to Vermont through 6 p.m.  


The Virginia Avenue Music Festival results in the total closure of Virginia Avenue between Prospect and Grove streets and Woodlawn Avenue between St. Patrick and Shelby streets from 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. through May 13.

Special Events
Indianapolis Indians games may cause increased traffic around Victory Field Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.

Construction Closures
New Jersey Street between 15th and 16th streets will be closed through May 15 for construction of Three 19 condominiums.  

Oliver Avenue between White River Parkway West Drive and Kentucky Avenue will be closed through November 2019 for bridge reconstruction.  

Pine Street between Ohio and Washington streets will be closed through June 30 for sewer work. Traffic on Ohio and Market streets will be detoured to Washington Street.  

Scioto Street between Maryland and Georgia streets and Chesapeake Street between Pennsylvania and Meridian streets will be closed through July 31 for exterior building work. There will also be traffic lane restrictions on Pennsylvania Street between Maryland and Georgia streets.  

Meridian Street at 28th Street and 28th Street between Illinois and Pennsylvania streets will be closed through Oct. 31 for the DigIndy tunnel project. Southbound detour is 30th Street to Capitol Avenue. Northbound detour is Fall Creek Parkway to Illinois Street.

Continuing throughout 2018, Fall Creek bridge reconstruction projects will result in closures of Central and College avenues at Fall Creek. More details on timing of the closures will be provided as they become available. Please see dfcindy.org for additional details.

Traffic alerts provided by Downtown Indy, Inc.