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
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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
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.
OLIVER AVENUE AND MCCARTY STREET BRIDGE REHABILITATION
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.
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.
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.
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.