Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett also announced a plan to spend at least $30 million more in 2024 on residential street and alley improvements, school pedestrian safety and increased traffic enforcement in bike lanes.
Hamilton County prepares to finally reconstruct 146th and Allisonville
The county is moving forward with a $29 million, 18-month construction project that will create a roundabout on Allisonville Road at East 146th Street, with East 146th converted to an overpass.Read More
Business owners see short-term pain, long-term gains in year of construction
Work to improve stormwater drainage, plus bridge repair and additions of a trail and elevated crosswalks, will disrupt Broad Ripple through next spring.Read More
New city policy provides avenue for neighbors’ ideas on road safety
Residents are taking a do-it-yourself approach to tweaking specific stretches of road by their schools, businesses and neighborhoods to better protect children and neighbors.Read More
Locals on hook for State Road 37’s cost overruns in Hamilton County
Officials are estimating the corridor improvements will run $47 million over the project’s original $124 million budget.Read More
Indianapolis officials hope an alliance with other central Indiana leaders will finally persuade legislators to either alter the formula or find other ways to provide more infrastructure dollars to densely populated areas.
The city identified 605 residential lane miles across Indianapolis that are in particularly poor condition. The city is allocating enough money to fix only about 10% of those miles, starting as soon as next spring.
An $8 million DPW budget increase proposed Thursday would add street operators and a second shift of operations. Also on Thursday, the public works committee unanimously approved a proposal to appropriate $40 million in revenue bonds to fund road and bridge infrastructure.
Lyft, the San-Francisco-based ride-sharing company, has plans to deploy as many as 1,200 scooters in Indianapolis after receiving final approval from the city Thursday.
By 2022, the city and the Indiana Department of Transportation expect to begin widening a half-mile section of the thoroughfare from Shamrock Boulevard to East Street.
Downtown community groups and neighbors fought the state’s original plan that called for road widening, saying the interstates would encroach even farther into residential areas.
As one of Hamilton Crossing Centre’s key tenants prepares to close its doors, the future of the Kite Realty development along Meridian Street in Carmel remains unclear.
The regulations, passed 19-6 by the council, pave the way for Lime and Bird to return scooters to Indianapolis after they receive permits and agree to new conditions and fees.
An Indianapolis City-Council committee on Thursday evening voted to regulate businesses that rent out the dockless electric scooters that have caught on quickly since popping up around the city in the past two weeks.
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 proposal, approved unanimously, will allow the Department of Public Works to purchase equipment as well as hire an additional 36 people, or six crews, to perform street maintenance work.
The plan intends to use $200 billion in federal money to leverage more than $1 trillion on local and state tax dollars to fix America’s roads, highways, ports and airports.
Traffic downtown and the northwest side will be affected by the closures, which are expected to last about 35 days in late spring.
Experts suggest using beet juice, molasses, and even beer or cheese waste to make slick roads safer, in an effort to stop polluting fresh water sources with salty runoff.
The project will close the two streets just north of Fall Creek Parkway, as part of Citizens Energy’s $2 billion project to improve waterways.
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday night approved a plan to limit left turns at dozens of intersections on Meridian Street and College Avenue in preparation for the impending Red Line bus rapid-transit project.