This week’s update includes a photo of the old streetcar rail, which has been removed from College Avenue, right at Broad Ripple. Thanks to reader Henry Moellring for the photo:
I’ve also been given permission to share some construction photos by Photosbyramz via Instagram. Here’s the Red Line Station at 22nd and Meridian:
Here’s the IndyGo e-mail blast:
New This Week
Parking continues to be restricted within construction areas but otherwise available to use. Parking restrictions will be put into place between 38thÂ and 50thStreets on or after April 8. Please adhere to no parking signage where posted.
A short-term closure (2-3 hours) of one northbound lane of College Ave will be necessary to set the station structure at 66th Street. This work will take place outside of the morning and evening rush hours on or after April 19.
Construction will start on additional College Avenue station areas over the next several weeks. At each location, traffic will be shifted to the outsideÂ curb lanes to allow crews to work in the center of College Avenue. Turn lane restrictionsÂ will be in effect until constructionÂ of the station is complete. Anticipated dates of each station construction start are:
Â Kessler Avenue â€“ April 17
54th Street â€“ April 22
52nd Street â€“ April 29
46th Street â€“ April 29
42nd Street â€“ April 24
Drivers should expect temporary lane restrictions at localized work areas. Construction will begin on bus pads on or after April 15.Â During the week of April 22, segments of Capitol Ave immediately adjacent to the stations will be reduced to a single lane to accommodate this work. This work will occur outside of the morning rush hour.
Short-term closures of one lane of Capitol Avenue will be necessary to set station structures (3-4 hours at each station). This work will take place outside of the morning and evening rush hours over the next three weeks.
Pavement patching will be occurring at locations along Meridian Street beginning April 29.
Night work will begin on or after April 22 for bus pad construction starting at the 18thÂ Street intersection and proceeding North to 38thÂ Street.Â Each station area and adjacent intersection will be closed overnight but open from 7:00am to 9:00pm.Â Work will last approximately 1 week with no weekend closures to take place.
A section of Shelby Street is closed just south of PleasantÂ Run Parkway South to facilitate constructionÂ of bus pads. Work will be completed and Shelby St will be reopened to traffic by April 22.
Station platform work along Shelby will necessitate closing one lane of Shelby for up to two hours at each station location. Flaggers will be used to facilitate through traffic during this short-term closure. This work will begin on or after April 15 at Hanna Avenue, continuing north.
A short section of Virginia Ave will be closed at Merrill Street (immediately adjacent to the stations) on April 8thÂ between 9am and noon and again between 1 and 3pm.Â These closures are necessary to allow for setting of the steel station structure. Access will be maintained to all businesses
A short-term closure (3-4 hours) of one lane of 38thÂ Street will be necessary to set the station structure at Park Avenue. This work will take place outside of the morning and evening rush hours on or after April 22.