Transit is Essential + Purple Line Construction Update


IndyGo has launched an outreach campaign to document the many reasons why the community is building out a comprehensive transit network: Transit is Essential. Watch videos of local supporters touting the benefits of rapid transit. Download the Transit is Essential Pocket Guide to learn more about IndyGo’s latest projects.


The Purple Line’s first major traffic impact will begin on or after March 7, on 38th Street from Fall Creek Parkway to Orchard Avenue and last 10 days. Eastbound traffic on 38th Street will be detoured via Fall Creek Parkway and Keystone Avenue. Westbound traffic will be detoured via Keystone Avenue, 46th Street and College Avenue. This closure will be immediately followed by a 130-day eastbound closure on 38th Street from Fall Creek Parkway to Keystone Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Fall Creek Parkway and Keystone Avenue. Westbound traffic in this stretch will not be impacted. Local access to all residences and businesses will be maintained during both closures.


38th Street: College Avenue to Fall Creek Parkway

  • The outside lane of eastbound 38th Street between the Monon Trail to just east of Coliseum Avenue will remain closed for roadway widening. South of 38th Street, Coliseum to Fairfield Avenue remains closed.
  • The outside lane of westbound 38th Street between just west of Fall Creek Parkway to Woodland Avenue will continue.
  • Please note, worksite speed limit is 25 mph.
  • Regular construction updates are available here.


Residents or business owners within a ½ mile of the Purple Line route are asked to take a short survey that will help IndyGo assess travel behaviors and opinions of residents, employers, and employees within the corridor.


For information about the Purple Line and for the latest construction updates, visit the Purple Line website. Or call Customer Service at 317-635-3344. Submit your feedback online . Once construction begins, join a virtual office hour every Wednesday at 5 p.m. Register anytime to attend here.

Once construction begins, the IndyGo team will host virtual office hours every Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. Register anytime here.