Friday, November 26

INDOT reminds drivers of Indy construction ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

The Indiana Department of Transportation is reminding drivers of some construction projects ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend travel.

Around 50 million Americans are expected to hit the road this weekend for Thanksgiving travel, according to AAA.

INDOT is asking drivers to plan ahead and pay attention on the roads. Below is a list of current construction projects that will have impacts to holiday travel:

• North Split Project (Marion County): I-65 through Downtown Indianapolis is closed to traffic. For thru traffic, use the posted detour on I-465.

o Market Street will reopen briefly for the Thanksgiving weekend.

o St. Clair Street is closed through December 3.

o Ohio Street is closed through December 3.

• I-69 Finish Line (Morgan, Johnson, Marion Counties): State Road 37 is still closed in Martinsville from S.R. 39 to Morgan Street.

• I-65 and 109th Street (Lake County): Exit closed. Motorists can exit at U.S. 231 and U.S. 30 as a detour.

• State Road 28 (Clinton County): EB lanes of SR 28 are CLOSED in Frankfort between McKinley and Jackson St. WB lanes will remain open. The official detour follows I-65 to S.R. 47 to S.R. 39 and back.

As a reminder, INDOT offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26, to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.

Stay Informed

Get updates on INDOT projects and programs via:

Facebook: facebook.com/indianadepartmentoftransportation

Twitter: @INDOT

CARS 511: indot.carsprogram.org

Mobile App: iTunes App Store and the Google Play store for Android

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About the Indiana Department of Transportation

Over the past 100 years, INDOT has transformed the state of Indiana into the Crossroads of America we know today. With six district offices and 3,500 employees, the agency is responsible for constructing and maintaining more than 29,000 lane miles of highways, more than 5,700 bridges, and supporting 4,500 rail miles and 117 airports across the state. Indiana once again ranked #1 in the U.S. for infrastructure in CNBC’s 2019 “America’s Top States for Business” ranking. Learn more about INDOT at in.gov/indot.

About the Indiana Hands-Free Law

On July 1, 2020, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed the Indiana Hands-Free Law to reduce distracted driving across the state. Since then, drivers have been prohibited from holding a mobile device while their vehicles are in motion. With help from the Indiana State Police and other law enforcement agencies, over 5,400 citations and more than 10,500 warnings have been issued. For more information on Indiana’s Hands-Free Law, visit www.HandsFreeIndiana.com.

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