Construction News 7/29/22

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City of Carmel

We have a lot of construction and traffic information this week; please take time to read about the projects occurring throughout the city that impact your local travel routes. 

MONON GREENWAY AT CARTER GREEN – A reminder that the Monon Greenway in the City Center area is still closed for construction. This section was temporarily opened during CarmelFest for event traffic. However, due to ongoing construction and improvements underway, we need to keep pedestrians and cyclists out of the area for safety purposes.

1st AVENUE NW TRANSMISSION LINES – This project is substantially complete; remaining items include replacing some sidewalks and adjusting manholes. The next phase will include removing the aerial lines and poles; this will take place with little to no road closures needed.

MAIN STREET ROUNDABOUTS (IN FRONT OF CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL) –  Paving is scheduled to begin next week with the intersection functionally open by August 9. Work outside the roadway will continue for several weeks. The north half of Lexington will continue to be open with two-way traffic while crews move from Richland Avenue to complete the south half of Lexington. More information about this project is forthcoming.

KEYSTONE BRIDGE OVERLAYS – There will be full closures of the following bridges over Keystone Parkway. All closures are planned to begin Friday night, work through Sunday and open late Sunday or early Monday morning.

  • Main Street – Scheduled for weekend of September 10
  • 116th Street – Scheduled for weekend of September 17

There will be some concrete pavement patches on the southbound ramp from 116th Street to Keystone Parkway from September 19 – 25 but no closure anticipated, just down to a single lane. 

KEYSTONE PARKWAY – Crews are in the process of sealing cracks on Keystone resulting in some lane restrictions for the remainder of July (weather dependent).

NEWS FROM THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

146TH STREET WEEKEND PAVING OVER US 31 – Closure of the 146th Street bridge over US 31 for maintenance is set for Friday, July 29 at 9 p.m. through Monday, August 1 at 6 a.m. Expect lane restrictions on US 31 at the 146th Street/US 31 overpass bridge. Please see the image below for details. For more details, click here for the original news release from INDOT

I-465 REPAVING RAMP AND LANE CLOSURES – Beginning July 29 through July 31, the Allisonville Road on-ramp to eastbound I-465 will be closed. The eastbound I-465 exit ramp to Binford Boulevard is also expected to be closed. One lane of I-465 eastbound will be closed between Keystone Avenue and I-59/Binford Boulevard as well. Long-term traffic changes are expected to begin in August. See images below for details or click here for the news release from INDOT.