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mini marathonINDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo passengers should prepare for detoured and delayed bus service downtown with significant service interruptions on the city’s west side due to the annual OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Street closures for event set-up will begin as early as Friday evening, May 6 and will divert regular bus service for routes 3, 37, and 50 away from the IUPUI campus.

Mini-Marathon Setup – Friday, May 6
Eastbound stops for Routes 3 and 37 will be closed on New York St. between White River Parkway and West St.

Route 50 (Red Line) stops on the IUPUI campus will be closed on University Blvd. as well as New York and West Sts. The Red Line will continue to serve regular stops on Michigan St., University Place Hotel at North St. and University Blvd., as well as Ohio St. downtown.

Mini-Marathon Race Day – Saturday, May 7
On Mini-Marathon race day, Saturday, May 7, street closures will impact IndyGo bus service between the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and central downtown, re-routing service for routes 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 28, 31, 34, 37, 38, 39, and 50.

A partial closure of the downtown loop will impact passengers who normally board on Capitol Ave., Maryland St. or Delaware St., however Ohio St. will remain open. Passengers in the downtown area are advised to use IndyGo stops on Ohio St. between Capitol Ave. and Delaware St.

Downtown Stop Closures for Local Service: 
Approximately 4:00 a.m. until streets reopen late afternoon (around 4:00 p.m.):

  • Capitol Ave. and Market St.
  • Maryland St. and Pennsylvania St.
  • Delaware St. and Washington St.
  • New York St. from White River Pkwy. to Senate Ave.
  • Washington St. from Harding St. to West St.
  • Michigan St. from West St. to Grand Ave.
  • 10th St. from St. Margaret’s Hospital to Lynhurst St.
  • White River Pkwy. from New York St. to 16th St.
  • West from South St. to New York St.
  • 16th St. from Tibbs Ave. to Lynhurst St.

West Side Local Service Interruptions:
Segments of Routes 3, 10, and 25 will experience periods of interrupted bus service.

  • Route 3 – No service between Ohio St. and Capitol Ave. and Gasoline Alley.
  • Route 10 – No service between Eskenazi Health and Lynhurst Dr. and no service on Lynhurst Dr. between 10th and 16th Sts.
  • Route 25 – No service on W. 16th St. between Tibbs Ave. and Lynhurst Dr.

As with all special events that disrupt normal traffic flow, passengers should plan ahead and allow plenty of time for travel to their destinations. As the race progresses, some bus service may be resumed if streets are re-opened.

Street closures will impact on-time performance for scheduled bus service. IndyGo advises passengers to select an earlier scheduled bus trip. IndyGo Customer Service is available by phone at (317)635-3344 Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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