The Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) will finalize the conversion of Central Avenue south of E Fall Creek Parkway N Drive to two-way traffic after the morning commute on Thursday, November 15, weather permitting. Motorists should watch for crews programming traffic lights and finishing pavement markings on the street. No lane closures or restrictions are expected.
DPW and IndyGo have coordinated on the $2.5 million two-way conversion project in order to improve pedestrian safety, traffic circulation and access to transit.
Previously, the thoroughfare allowed for southbound traffic between E Fall Creek Parkway N Drive and the intersection of Central Avenue, Fort Wayne Avenue, East Street and 10th Street.
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Construction began on this project in early August. Work included resurfacing Central Avenue between E Fall Creek Parkway S Drive and 10th Street and Fort Wayne Avenue between Alabama and 10th streets, as well as major changes to traffic signals and road striping at affected intersections. Curb ramps, transit boarding pads, crosswalk infrastructure and some new parking areas have also been added along Central Avenue.