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Drivers should prepare for Interstate 65 closures this weekend

Posted: 1:27 AM, Apr 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-24 15:23:56-04
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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation posted an update on construction planned for northbound Interstate 65 near downtown.

Here is a breakdown of the planned lane closures through Monday:

Wednesday

Crews will be out doing preparation work for the first weekend of construction.

  • Segment 1 (Southport Road to I-465) and Segment 2 (I-465 to south split) will have two northbound lanes closed. One lane will be open.
  • Work will take place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday morning.
  • The on and off ramps to Southport Road will remain open.
  • Thursday

Crews will be finishing preparation work for the weekend.

  • Segment 1 (Southport Road to I-465) and Segment 2 (I-465 to south split) will have two northbound lanes closed. One lane will be open.
  • Work will take place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday morning.
  • The on and off ramps to Southport Road will remain open.

Friday through Monday

Construction workers will begin bridge deck patching and bridge joint repairs this weekend.

  • Segment 2 (I-465 to south split): All northbound lanes on I-65 will be closed from 9 a.m Friday to 6 a.m. Monday.
  • Segment 1 (Southport Road to I-465): Two northbound lanes on I-65 will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday. One lane will be open at all times.
  • The off ramp from I-65 north to Southport Road will remain open. The on-ramp from Southport Road to I-65 north will be closed.

Detour Information

During the full closure on I-65 north, drivers are encouraged to take I-465 west to I-70 east to downtown, or take I-465 west up to I-65 north.