Bridges and Sidewalks and Roads, Oh My!

March 21, 2020 0

UPDATED by Thomas P. Healy It’s springtime, and the community’s attention turns to…infrastructure! Since asphalt plants opened in March, the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) street maintenance team has switched from using […more…]

Rocky Ripple Levee Project Update

March 14, 2020 0

On March 11, the Indianapolis Board of Public Works (BPW) voted to award a $972,000 contract to engineering firm AECOM to serve as technical representative for the City of Indianapolis throughout the completion of the […more…]

Midtown COVID-19 Update

March 14, 2020 0

UPDATED MARCH 27. Nice weather entices people to get out of the house and use the City’s parks and trail networks. While Indy Parks director Linda Broadfoot is glad to see so many people out […more…]

Flood Wall Project

January 8, 2020 0

Construction on the Indianapolis North Flood Damage Reduction Project was completed in 2019 and provides 100-year flood protection to Midtown properties located in Broad Ripple, Butler-Tarkington, Meridian-Kessler, and Warfleigh. However, property owners with federally backed […more…]

Scoot Over for Scooters

August 21, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy More dockless electric scooters from more providers could appear in more places around Indy now that the City of Indianapolis Board of Business and Neighborhood Services (BNS) has approved new regulations. […more…]

Street Sweeping Returns

July 1, 2019 0

After years of absence, street sweeping is back! According to Ben Easley, project manager for public outreach at the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW), “The streets in Broad Ripple have seen some […more…]

Partnership Plants Lasting Benefits

June 10, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy When it rains as little as a quarter of an inch, the city’s antiquated drainage system combines stormwater with wastewater (sewage). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers such combined sewer […more…]

Plant Trees and Spread Happiness

March 20, 2019 0

Citizens Energy Group, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, and the Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) have formed a long-term partnership to plant 10,000 trees across the city as a way to create greener neighborhoods and reduce […more…]

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