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Purple Line Construction Street Closure Impacts

For the safety of riders and construction workers, there will be impacts to bus stops and routes when necessary. Temporary stops will be provided wherever possible. During times when construction must occur immediately adjacent to bus stops, those stops may need to be relocated or closed temporarily.

Be an informed rider during construction using this resource page to stay updated on anticipated service impacts. The timelines listed below are early estimates. For the latest real-time service changes, visit our Rider Alerts webpage or follow @IndyGoRiderAlerts on Twitter.

  • Fall Creek Parkway to Keystone Avenue: Safe and accessible bus stops are maintained in both directions of travel for Routes 4 and 39.
  • Emerson Avenue & 38th Street Intersection: On or after, Dec. 14, 39 eastbound and westbound will be detoured around the Emerson Avenue and 38th Street intersection closure and temporary stops implemented wherever it’s safe to do so. Route 39 westbound will use Leland Avenue, 34th Street and Keystone Avenue. Route 39 eastbound will use Dequincy Avenue, 34th Street and Leland Avenue. Route 5 will continue to use 37th, Denny and 36th streets.
  • Keystone Avenue to Emerson Avenue: Routes 4, 5 and 39 westbound bus stops are temporarily closed and detoured for up to 130 days into November between Keystone to Emerson avenues.  Eastbound trips will not be affected.
  • Shadeland Avenue to Post Road: Temporary bus stops have replaced permanent bus stops to ensure safe access to bus stops is maintained. Temporary stops will be monitored and adjusted as needed to keep passengers clear of construction areas.

Current impacts continue.

Closure 5

38th Street (WB)

Westbound, from Keystone Ave. to Emerson Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 4, Route 5, Route 39
Length of Closure: 130 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: July to November 2022

Closure 4 impacts westbound 38th Street from Keystone Avenue to Emerson Avenue. Westbound Routes 4, 5, and 39 will be required to detour around the closure. Eastbound trips will not be affected. Route 4 will use Meadows Parkway, Millersville Road, and Keystone Avenue. Route 5 will use 37th Street, Denny Street, and 36th Street. Route 39 will use Emerson Avenue, 34th Street, and Keystone Avenue. This closure is expected to last 130 days from July 2022 to November 2022.Closed bus stops will include 10062, 10063, 10064, 10066, 10068, 10069, 10070, 10072, 10074, 10076, 10078, 10080, 10082, 10083, 10084, and 50478.

Closure 7

38th & Emerson

The intersection of 38th St. & Emerson Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 39
Length of Closure: 18 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: November 2022

IndyGo Route 39 eastbound and westbound will be detoured around the closure and temporary stops implemented wherever it’s safe to do so. Route 39 westbound will use Leland Avenue, 34th Street and Keystone Avenue. Route 39 eastbound will use Dequincy Avenue, 34th Street and Leland Avenue. Route 5 will continue to use 37th, Denny and 36th streets.

Closure 8

38th Street (WB)

Westbound, from Emerson Ave. to Shadeland Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 39
Length of Closure: 130 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: March to June 2022

Closure 7 impacts westbound 38th Street from Emerson Aveneu to Shadeland Avenue. Route 39 will be required to detour around the closure. Route 39 will use Shadeland Avenue, 34th Street, and Emerson Avenue. This closure is expected to last 130 days from March 2022 to June 2022.Closed bus stops will include 10047, 10048, 10049, 10050, 10051, 10052, 10053, 10056, 10057, 10060, and 10062.