Indiana Traffic

I’ve lost chunks of Saturday mornings to Monumental Marathon gridlock. It’s my fault. I always try to skate the outer edges of the course, maybe even try a new “secret way,” like a magic alley or a car-in-briefcase that I can sneak across the perimeter. It ends in the same embarrassment. Gridlock. The silence of […]

Listen to my full playlist below and enjoy the ride! American Girl – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers I was face down, on my futon, in Cary Quad at Purdue when I first heard this song. I was barely conscious because of all the STUDYING I WAS DOING for my upcoming examinations. I was soon […]

Construction zones continue to permeate and I’m numb, kind of like drinking yourself sober. It’s a way of life now, it’s everywhere, it’s Indianapolis – Where the Streets Have No Lanes. I suggest we turn E. 38th St. into a gravel road instead of just closing it for road work. Why not? In addition, we’ll […]

It’s pandemonium time in downtown Indianapolis this week. Expect wandering caravans of Crimson Tide fans to drift in and out of crosswalks like a herd of elephants crossing the Namid Desert. Expect Georgia fans to jaywalk through intersections with their nubby little bulldog legs. It’s a joy – all these guests and national attention. Welcome! […]

INDIANAPOLIS –A portion of North College Ave. between Broad Ripple Ave. and 62nd Street will close for construction on Monday, Jan. 10 at 6 a.m. The road closure was originally set to start on Jan. 1 but was delayed due to weather. College Ave. is expected to reopen to traffic in early March, weather permitting. Drivers […]

UPDATE INDOT said Thursday afternoon that the opening of New York Street has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 3, because of the weather. INDIANAPOLIS — After a long closure, New York Street under I-65 between East Street and Pine Street is set to reopen Thursday evening. The street was closed during overhead structure demolition as part […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyGo is asking riders to prepare for Red Line station closures and detours because of construction at IU Health Methodist Hospital. Beginning on or after Jan. 11, 2022, the stations at Capital Ave./14th Street and Capitol Ave./18th Street will be closed due to construction. Northbound and southbound service will have a detour between 10th […]

HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. — Good news for those who rely on I-70 in Hendricks County. I-70 eastbound lanes are scheduled to reopen Wednesday, Dec. 8 during the overnight hours, INDOT said Tuesday. During this time, the State Road 267 on-ramp to I-70 eastbound will open. The work is dependent upon the weather, INDOT said. Once the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Vermont Street will close between Davidson and Pine Streets for bridge demolition beginning Wednesday, Dec. 1. The closure is expected to finish on or after Friday, Dec. 10, according to INDOT. During the closure, eastbound traffic will be detoured to New York Street while westbound traffic will be redirected to Michigan Street. Access to […]

I ingest seven and-a-half baking cups of construction dust a day, solidifying my status as a downtown resident. I live next to the North Split construction zone – ground zero of the outbreak that killed off half of our roads – where I’m serenaded daily by the rhythmic stylings of head jackhammer’s rendition of “Recess […]