Traffic Alerts

March 22 - 24
Due to a Food Truck event, the south half of the west block of Georgia Street will be closed from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. each day.

Special Events
An Indiana Pacers game may cause increased traffic around Bankers Life Fieldhouse Sunday night.

Red Line Construction
Virginia Avenue & Shelby Street: Virginia Avenue is currently closed for approximately one block north of Merrill Street to facilitate station construction. This segment of roadway will open again by the end of March. A short section of Virginia Avenue (less than one block) will be closed for approximately one week just north of Woodlawn Avenue as well as just south of New Jersey Street. Access to all businesses, residences and other properties will be maintained. The Cultural Trail will remain open through construction. Drivers will notice lane shifts on Shelby Street at East Pleasant Run Parkway North Drive.

Capitol Avenue: Traffic lane and parking restrictions continue on Capitol Avenue from 19th to Washington Street through spring. Two southbound travel lanes will remain open. Parking will be restricted on one side of Capitol during construction work, and the bike lane will be closed. All driveways, entrances, and parking lots will be accessible on both the east and west sides of Capitol. Work has also begun on station platforms. 18th Street is closed between Capitol Avenue and Meridian Street to accommodate roadway, sidewalk and curb improvements.

Meridian Street: Between 18th and 38th streets, drivers should continue to expect traffic pattern shifts as crews continue work on Meridian Street station foundations. Vehicle travel will continue to be restricted to one lane in each direction. The travel lane restrictions also reduce parking and left turns in some portions of the construction area. Construction activities have now shifted to the east side of Meridian Street.  Drivers should expect lane shifts. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction along the west side of Meridian Street during this phase of construction.. Asphalt patching is also taking place between 18th and 38th streets.

College Avenue: Parking is restricted within construction areas but otherwise available to use.


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

Continuing through spring 2019, Fall Creek bridge reconstruction projects will result in closures of Central and College avenues at Fall Creek. More details ontiming of the closures will be provided as they become available. Please see for additional details.

Traffic alerts provided by Downtown Indy, Inc.