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.

Rider Alerts

  • 39

    East 38th St

  • Fall Creek Parkway to Keystone Avenue: Safe and accessible bus stops are maintained in both directions of travel for Routes 4 and 39.
  • 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.
  • Emerson Avenue to Arlington Avenue: Beginning on or after Sunday, Nov. 5, Route 39 eastbound service will be on detour until at least January 2024. A temporary stop will be placed at the corner of Arlington Avenue and East 38th Street for passengers. The stops on East 38th Street at Arlington and Sheridan avenues will be removed.

Check back soon for additional updates.

Closure 8

38th Street (WB)

Westbound, from Emerson Ave. to Shadeland Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 39
Length of Closure: 130 days (This was extended to last until October 2023.)
Estimated Closure Timeline: April to October 2023

Closure 8 impacts westbound 38th Street from Emerson Avenue 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 until October 2023.Closed bus stops will include 10047, 10048, 10049, 10050, 10051, 10052, 10053, 10056, 10057, 10060 and 10062.

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