The 82nd Street Improvement Project is a phased project and will improve commuter and pedestrian safety from Hague Road to Fall Creek Road. Hague Road to Lantern Road began in the Spring of 2015. Construction on Phase Two--from Lantern Road to Fall Creek Road-- is set to begin in Spring 2018.
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
Michigan St 2-Way Conversion/West St Improvement
The Indianapolis Department of Public Works will convert the existing one-way Michigan Street through IUPUI’s campus to a two-way street, from West Street to White River Parkway. The work mirrors a similar project on New York Street to calm traffic.
The project will include a two-way, mostly off-street bicycle lane and improvements to the Michigan Street/West Street intersection.
38TH STREET, EMERSON AVENUE TO ARLINGTON AVENUE RESURFACING
Plans to repair 38th Street, from Emerson Avenue to Arlington Avenue, include the removal of old pavement through milling, base repairs, drainage improvements, and resurfacing. This project received funding from the Community Crossings Grant which covered 50% of the cost, and the additional cost will come from local funding.
38TH STREET, TACOMA AVENUE TO SHERMAN DRIVE RESURFACING
Plans to repair 38th Street, fromTacoma Avenue to Sherman Drive, include the removal of old road pavement, base repairs to the street, and the resurfacing of approximately 5 lane miles. This resurfacing project is currently in design, and will potentially bid in August 2017.
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.
Fox Hill and Grandview Bridge over Crooked Creek
The project consists of the rehabilitation of the Fox Hill and the Grandview Drive bridges over Crooked Creek in Marion County. This entails the removal of the existing structures and their replacement.
30th Street Bridge over Little Eagle Creek
DPW will rehabilitate the bridge located between Eagledale Drive and Merchants Drive. During construction there will be single lane restrictions for both directions of traffic.
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. While the Central Avenue bridge is under construction, the College Avenue bridge will not be closed.
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.
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Install new pedestrian crosswalk warning signs, flashing beacons, special warning signs, upgrade pedestrian curb ramps and refuge areas at areas of high conflict between pedestrians and vehicular traffic