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Street Projects
 
82nd Street Widening and Improvement 
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
ST-07-017A $14.5M March 2018 Fall 2019
Project Description

Continuing the work done between Hague and Lantern roads, DPW Project ST-07-017A will add a travel lane in each direction to E 82nd Street between Lantern and Fall Creek roads. The reconstruction will also include street resurfacing and improvements to drainage infrastructure, sidewalks and curbs and ADA-compliant access ramps to increase commuter and pedestrian safety. A closure of up to 60 days is expected along E 82nd Street in the project area in Spring 2019.​

 

Ameriplex Parkway Extension, From State Road 67 to Mann Road Study

Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
SY-15-205 N/A N/A N/A

Project Documents

5/11/17- Open House Documents
Map
Additional Project InformationAmeriplex Extension Typical Sections.pdf

DPW is currently studying alternative alignments for connecting Ameriplex Parkway at Kentucky Avenue to Southport Road at Mann Road. The goal is provide a continuous east-west thoroughfare across southern Marion County, and better traffic movement to support existing and anticipated development in Decatur Township. This is study is a part of the Marion County Thoroughfare Plan

 
Mann Road and Southport Road Intersection Improvements
Project Number MPO Awarded Funding Design Start Construction start
ST-44-002 538,263 2018 2022
Project Description

In the spring of  2017, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), awarded funding to DPW to improve the safety of the Mann Road/Southport Road intersection in 2022. Both road realignment  and traffic signal improvements will be looked at during design. DPW plans to begin design for this project next year.  

 
25TH STREET FROM CENTRAL AVENUE TO KEYSTONE AVENUE ROAD AND SIDEWALK REHAB PROJECT
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
ST-18-073 $1.77M Spring 2018 Fall 2018
Project Description Fact Sheet​​
The scope of the 25th Street project includes the rehabilitation of existing sidewalks and pavement, and also new sidewalk installation to provide continuous pedestrian connectivity. 

S EMERSON AVE WIDENING (CO LINE -- STOP 11 ROAD)
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
ST-47-041 $10.8M 2023 2023
Project Description Fact Sheet​​​
A partnership with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization, DPW Project ST-47-041 will include the addition of two travel lanes in each direction along Emerson Avnue, generally between Stop11 Road and County Line Road. This project will also include sidewalks on both sides of the roadway, as well as new traffic signals.

 
 
Bridge Projects

Dandy Trail Over Big Eagle Creek 
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
BM-15-006 $3.25M March 2019 November 2019
Project Description Fact Sheet​​
This project will see rehabilitation activity on the historic bridge at Dandy Trail over Big Eagle Creek throughout 2019. The rehabilitation includes replacement of the bridge superstructure, and widening of the bridge to accomodate a multi-use path and a sidewalk on either side of the bridge. The project will also allow connectivity to the already existing multi-use pedestrian path on the north side of Dandy Trail.
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OLIVER AVENUE AND MCCARTY STREET BRIDGE REHABILITATION

Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
BM-31-074/ $5.8M Spring 2018 Summer 2019
Project Documents​ Fact Sheet
Oliver Avenue Plans
McCarty Plans
Environmental Document

Future plans to rehabilitate the existing structure include replacement of exposed reinforcement bars on the underside of the bridge, repairing areas of deterioration, and also correcting the poor drainage and concrete surrounding the structure. Plans also include widening the existing roadway on the McCarty Street Bridge.


 
 Central Avenue and College Avenue Bridges
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
BM-18-081 $7M Spring 2017 Fall 2019
Project Documents Central Avenue Bridge Project.pdf

This project includes the replacement of the Central Avenue bridge and rehabilitation of the College Avenue bridge. During the winter 2017 Central Avenue bridge over Fall Creek as a safety precaution for both motorists and pedestrians. Replacement of this bridge will begin this spring, and construction will be completed by fall 2018. 

Plans for this project include a new  infrastructure for both bridges which can increase commuter and pedestrian safety along the bridge. ​

  
 
 
Connectivity Projects 
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Monon Trail Widening and Resurfacing 
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
ST-25-099 $2.6M Spring 2020 Winter 2020
Project Description Fact Sheet​
In coordination with Indy Parks and Recreation, DPW will manage the design and construction contracts for the widening and resurfacing of the Monon Trail, from 10th to 96th streets. As shown in the graphic above, the final trail design will call for the path to be 10-14 feet wide at various locations along the corridor with a 2-foot grass shoulder where practical and a 1:3 maximum slope off of either edge of the new pavement. The Monon Trail is a key link in the Indianapolis Greenways master plan, connecting many neighborhoods from Downtown to the northern county line.​
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Fall Creek Trail Extension - Phase 1 
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
PA-24-009 $2.4M Spring 2020 Winter 2020
Project Description Fac​t​ Sheet​​
Fall Creek Trail Extension Phase I (PA-24-009) extends the existing Fall Creek Trail at Meridian Street to Burdsal Parkway. Fall Creek Trail Phase 2 (PA-24-008), also planned for construction in 2020, will connect at Burdsal Parkway to the White River Trail at 10th Street/Indiana Avenue. When completed, these two phases of the Fall Creek Trail will be a key link in the Indianapolis Greenways Master Plan, providing safe bike and pedestrian connectivity for Indy’s neighborhoods and communities.
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 Pleasant Run Greenway Enhancement
Project Number Construction Cost Project Status Estimated
Construction
ST-33-010 $1.25M In Design Fall 2020
Project Documents Fact Sheet​
Pleasant Run Aerial Display​

 Johnson Road Trail
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
ST-13-023 $775,000 April 2020 Fall 2020
Project Description Fact Sheet​

As a part of the Full Circle Greenways Master Plan the Johnson Road Trail was identified as a way to provide northeast residents with a safer means of access to the Fall Creek Greenway.
This project will also allow connectivity to the Monon Trail, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, White River Greenway, and the Pleasant Run Greenway.

The trail will extend from the 71st Street/Johnson Road intersection to 65th Street, and will connect to the Skiles Test nature park and trails.

  
 
 56th Street Multi-Use Path From Raceway
 
 
Road to Eagle Creek Reservoir
Project Number Construction Cost Construction Start Construction Complete
ST-06-064 $1.5 M 2018 Fall 2018
Project Description Fact Sheet

This project plans to construct a 12-foot asphalt multiuse trail, that will continue through the area between 56th Street and the Eagle Creek Golf Course, from the intersection of 56th Street and Raceway Road.

  

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