Full closures planned for I-65, I-70 on the south side of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close parts of I-65 and I-70 on the south side of Indianapolis.

All lanes will be closed on I-65 SB from the South Split to I-465 starting July 12 at 9 p.m. The closure will last for 9 days and all lanes will reopen on Monday, July 22 by 6 a.m.

INDOT will then close all lanes of I-70 EB and WB from I-465 to the South Split on July 26 at 9 p.m. The closure will last for 9 days and all lanes will reopen on Monday, August 5 by 6 a.m. 

Additional closures will be added on the weekends, please follow @INDOTEast on Twitter for updates. 

The closures are in response to rain delays crews have experienced in May and June. 

Detours

I-65 SB: During the I-65 SB closure, drivers are encouraged to take I-70 WB to I-465 EB back to I-65 SB. 

I-70 closure: During the I-70 closure, drivers are encouraged to take I-465 EB to I-65 NB to get downtown or take I-65 SB to I-465 WB to get out of downtown. 

From the airport: Take I-70 EB to I-465 SB to I-65 NB to get to downtown.

I-70 I-65 closures

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