Part of Monon Trail to close in spring for DPW, Indy Parks drainage project
Closure could inconvenience Monon users
Last Updated: 248 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS - Many people who use the Monon Trail in Indy are going to have to find a new route next spring when the Indianapolis Department of Public Works and Indy Parks will begin a drainage project on the Monon near 75th Street.
City representatives held a meeting Tuesday night to explain the project to folks.
The Monon is expected to be closed for two to three weeks during the project.
That will make life difficult for people like Casey Ailes. As part of a one-car family, she told RTV6 she walks on the Monon to get her errands done and take her young son to activities.
"It's going to hinder a lot, getting to Nora, going grocery shopping, going to YMCA classes, working out, tends to put a damper on how we're going to get there safely," Ailes explained.
Breanne Talbott agreed. She said the closure will take away the safest trail she uses.
"I'll have to find a whole new route to run on and bike on, which will be hard," she said.
The project is expected to cost about $350,000.
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