Citizens Energy Group said crews are “conducting rapid inspections of all downtown sewer infrastructure to identify potential issues” after problems below the surface forced closures of two intersections this month.
Attention commuters: Citizens Energy Group announced Thursday afternoon that it had to close another busy downtown intersection because of problems with the underlying sewer system.
Indianapolis isn't alone in dealing with a scooter invasion. Overnight in dozens of cities across the United States, the electric vehicles have arrived, often taking public officials by surprise.
Scooter rental service Bird has changed its mind about maintaining operations in Indianapolis while it waits for city officials to come up with an ordinance regulating such businesses.
Citizens Energy Group said crews have been working 24 hours a day at the intersection of Ohio and Pennsylvania streets to repair a century-old sewer line that collapsed 15 feet beneath the surface.
The Indianapolis-based health insurer said that after considering public feedback, it decided “to pursue an alternative solution to meet its parking needs.”
Downtown commuters who expected the busy intersection of Ohio and Pennsylvania streets to be open by Monday morning aren’t likely to be happy.
Brian Payne, the mind behind the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, says he is generally supportive of electric scooter use on the trail—with a caveat.
A busy downtown intersection could remain closed through the weekend while crews repair a sinkhole that developed there Wednesday, Citizens Energy Group said Thursday afternoon.
City-County Council members are poised to put regulations on the motorized electric scooters that have been zipping around downtown over the past two weeks.
The project will close both directions of Interstate 65 between the Meridian Street and 21st Street exits starting next week.
City code enforcement officials sent the company a letter asking them to halt their service for 30 days while the city works out a regulatory scheme that would tackle dockless bike and scooter sharing.
The Indianapolis effort is one of six around the country that has been selected to receive a year’s worth of free consulting services to help it develop its plan.
Construction work should be starting soon on a project that will widen or repave a 14-mile section of Interstate 69 northeast of Indianapolis.
Both the mayor and the Rethink coalition are urging state transportation officials to do a more comprehensive study of options for the $250 downtown interchange project.
Some residents say a newly released Indiana Department of Transportation traffic analysis doesn’t address the issue they’re most concerned about—the quality-of-life impact that interstates 65 and 70 have on their downtown neighborhoods.
Hamilton County breaks ground Friday on the Lowes Way Connection, which will link 146th Street drivers to southbound Keystone Parkway.
City leaders will collaborate with officials from 21 other major municipalities to share best practices with a focus on creating transportation hubs and reshaping the use of right-of-way and curb space.
Indianapolis officials desperate for money to repair roads are considering whether they should try to collect income taxes from suburbanites who don't live in the city but who travel there for work.