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IndyGo services, including Red Line, modified for Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-08 06:47:20-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is now one of the 15 largest in the nation, and certain Central Indianapolis routes will be impacted with road closures and service gaps.

Street closures will impact the IndyGo transit service as early as 5:30 a.m. on Saturday and are expected to last through 4:30 p.m.

The following local routes in the Downtown Indy area are expected to have stop closures:
Routes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 28, 31, 34, 37, 38, and 39.

Click here to see a map of traffic restrictions for race day.

Streets along the course will open as the race progresses, and IndyGo will begin servicing.

The Red Line will operate in two different segments during the race on Saturday — one route north of 38th Street and another south of 38th Street.

IndyGo says:
"Passengers traveling south from North College Avenue may stay on the bus during the turnaround and will exit the bus at a temporary Red Line stop curbside on 38th Street, just east of College Avenue, then walk one block west to the Park Street Station. Passengers traveling north from downtown will exit the Red Line at the Park Street Station, then walk one block east to the temporary Red Line stop on the northeast corner of 38th and College Avenue."

The following Red Line stations will be closed until race completion.

  • Vermont
  • Statehouse
  • New Jersey
  • IU Health (No NB Service)
  • 22nd Street
  • Fall Creek

Map of Red Line Monumental Marathon detours.

Google Maps, MyStop Mobile, and all other trip planning tools will not consider these detours, according to IndyGo. Additionally, IndyGo does encourage race participants to take advantage of the fact the Red Line is free through Monday, Nov. 11.