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Closures return to Interstates 65 and 70 this weekend

Posted at 7:58 PM, May 29, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — Construction will continue this weekend on Interstates 65 and 70, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.

According to a release from INDOT, sections of the two highways will be closed from Friday through early Monday morning.

At 9 a.m. Friday, I-65 northbound will close from I-465 to the I-70 south split,.

At 9 p.m. Friday, I-65 northbound will close from the south split to the north split and I-70 westbound will close from the south split to Belmont Avenue.

All sections will reopen at 6 a.m. Monday.

INDOT encouraged drivers to take I-465 west to I-70 east if they need to get downtown. The last exit available to access downtown streets on I-70 east will be the Illinois Street/Meridian Street exist at mile marker 79B.

To reach I-65 north, drivers should take I-465 west back up to I-65 north.