IndyGo Announces Transit Service Impacts During OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

INDIANAPOLIS (May 2, 2018) – IndyGo passengers should prepare for detoured and delayed bus service downtown due to the annual OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Street closures and detours for event setup will begin as early as Friday evening, May 4.

Mini-Marathon Setup – Friday, May 4

New York St. will be closed Friday evening (around 6:00 p.m.) with detours to routes 3, 10, and 37.

Mini-Marathon Race Day – Saturday, May 5

On race day, street closures will impact IndyGo bus service between the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and downtown until approximately 4:00 p.m. Routes 3, 8, 10, 18, 24, 25, 28, and 37 will be detoured.

Downtown Stop Closures:

Affected stops will be closed until streets reopen late afternoon (around 4:00 p.m.) on Saturday, May 5.

Capitol Ave. and Market St.
Maryland St. and Pennsylvania St.
Delaware St. and Market St.
New York St. from White River Pkwy. to Senate Ave.
Washington St. from Harding St. to West St.
Michigan St. from West St. to Grand Ave.
10th St. from St. Margaret’s to Lynhurst St.
White River Pkwy. from New York St. to 16th St.
West from South St. to New York St.
16th St. from Tibbs Ave. to Lynhurst St.

As with all special events that disrupt normal traffic flow, passengers should plan ahead and allow plenty of time for travel to their destinations. As the race progresses, some bus service may be resumed if streets are re-opened.

Street closures will impact on-time performance for scheduled bus service. IndyGo advises passengers to select an earlier scheduled bus trip. IndyGo Customer Service is available by phone at (317)635-3344 Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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