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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.

  • Routes 4 and 39 inbound bus stops remain closed and temporarily relocated within the construction areas on 38th Street between Fall Creek Parkway to Keystone Avenue through mid-July. Temporary stops will be provided wherever possible.
  • Bus stops within the construction areas on 38th Street between Shadeland Avenue and Post Road may be adjusted to accommodate construction activities.
  • The impacts and detours mentioned under “Happening Now” will continue into the near future.
  • On or after July 11, Routes 4, 5 and 39 westbound bus stops will be temporarily closed and detoured for up to 130 days between Keystone Avenue to Emerson Avenue.  Eastbound trips will not be affected.
Closure 1

38th Street

From Fall Creek Pkwy/ to Orchard Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 4, Route 39
Length of Closure: 10 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: March 10, 2022

Closure 1 impacts 38th Street from Fall Creek Parkway to Orchard Avenue. Routes 4 and 39 (eastbound and westbound) will be required to detour around the closure using Fall Creek Parkway, Allisonville Road, 46th Street, and Keystone Ave. This closure is expected to last 10 days beginning in February 2022. Closed bus stops will include 10167, 10169, 10088, and 10087.

Closure 2

Otis & Wheeler

Otis from Wheeler to Post; Wheeler from Rising to Otis

Routes Impacted: Route 4
Length of Closures: 90 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: On or after March 21, 2022

Closure 2 impacts Otis Avenue and Wheeler Road. Route 4 will be required to detour around the closure. This closure is expected to last 90 days. Closed bus stops will include 50087.

Closure 3

38th Street

Eastbound, from Fall Creek Pkwy. to Keystone Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 4, Route 39
Length of Closure: 130 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: April 4, 2022 through mid-August

Closure 3 impacts eastbound 38th Street from Fall Creek Parkway to Orchard Avenue. Eastbound Routes 4 and 39 will be required to detour around the closure using Fall Creek Parkway, Allisonville Road, 46th Street and Keystone Ave. Westbound trips will not be affected. This closure is expected to last 130 days from April 2022 to August 2022. Closed bus stops will include 10167 and 10169. NOTE:  There will be 10 days in June where this closure will overlap with Closure 4 at the south leg of 38th Street and Keystone Ave.

Closure 4

38th & Keystone

The intersection of 38th St & Keystone Ave.

Routes Impacted: Route 4, Route 26, Route 39
Length of Closure: 10 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: June 2022

  • Beginning on or after June 1, Route 4, 26 and 39 will be required to detour around a 10-day closure at the south portion of Keystone on 38th Street:
    • Route 4 impacts: Eastbound bus stops on 38th Street from Fall Creek Parkway to Meadows Drive and on Meadows Drive from 38th Street to Meadows Parkway. Route 4 eastbound will be required to detour the closure using Fall Creek Parkway, Keystone Avenue, Millersville Road and Meadows Parkway.
    • Route 26 impacts: Northbound bus stops between 34th and 38th streets and southbound bus stops between Millersville Road and 34th Street. Route 26 northbound will be required to detour the closure using 34th, Oxford and 38th streets back to Keystone Avenue. Route 26 southbound will utilize Millersville Road, Meadows Parkway, Meadows Drive and Oxford and 34th streets back to Keystone Avenue.
    • Route 39 impacts: Eastbound bus stops on 38th Street from Fall Creek Parkway to Meadows Drive. Route 39 eastbound will be required to detour the closure using Fall Creek Parkway, Keystone Avenue, Millersville Road, Meadows Parkway and Meadows Drive back to 38th Street.
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: June 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 June 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 6

38th & Sherman

The intersection of 38th St. & Sherman Dr.

Routes Impacted: Route 5, Route 39
Length of Closure: 7 to 10 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: July 2022

Closure 5 impacts the intersection of 38th Street and Sherman Drive. Routes 5 and 39 will be required to detour around the closure. Route 5 will use 37th Street, Denny Street, and 36th Street. Route 39 will use Oxford Street, 34th Street, and Forest Manor Avenue. This closure is expected to last 130 days from June 2022 to November 2022.Closed bus stops will include 10070, 10072, 10074, 10076, 10078, 10080, 10176, 10178, 10181, 10184, 10187, 50477, 50475, 50478, and 50476.

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

Closure 6 impacts the intersection of 38th Street and Emerson Avenue. Routes 39 will be required to detour around the closure. Route 39 will use Bancroft Street, 37th Street, and Leland Avenue. This closure is expected to last 18 days in November 2022.Closed bus stops will include 10062 and 10196.

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.

Closure 9

Rising Rd.

Lee Rd. to Wheeler Rd.

Routes Impacted: Route 4
Length of Closure: 30 days
Estimated Closure Timeline: June to July 2022

Closure 5 impacts Rising Road, in front of Ivy Tech Lawrence campus. Routes 4 will be required to detour around the closure. Route 4 will use Lee Road and 56th Street. This closure is expected to last 30 days from June 2022 to July 2022. Closed bus stops will include 50088 and 50087.