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INDOT will close parts of I-65 & I-70 for 9 days starting July 12

Posted at 9:11 AM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 19:55:26-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation will close parts of I-65 and I-70 on the south side of Indianapolis later this month to finish road work that was delayed because of the rains in May and June.

The closures will be as follows:

I-65 SB from I-865 to I-465

  • ALL LANES CLOSED
  • Closure begins Friday at 9 p.m.
  • Opens Monday, July 29th by 6 a.m.
  • Detour: Take I-865 EB to I-465 SB back to I-65 SB

I-65 SB from South Split to I-465

  • ALL LANES CLOSED
  • Closure begins Friday at 7 p.m.
  • Opens Monday, July 22nd by 3 p.m.
  • TAKE I-70 WESTBOUND TO I-465 EASTBOUND BACK TO I-65 SOUTHBOUND.

I-65 SB from North Split to South Split

  • ALL LANES CLOSED
  • Closure begins Friday at 9 p.m.
  • Opens Monday, July 15th by 6 a.m.
  • Detour: Take I-70 EB to I-465 SB back to I-65 SB if coming from the north. Or get on I-70 WB from downtown and take I-70 WB to I-465 EB/SB back to I-65 SB.


Detours

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.

Additional closures will be added on the weekends, please follow @INDOTEast on Twitter for updates.

The closures are in response to rain delays crews have experienced in May and June.