Thrive by IU Health

February 03, 2023

Construction Updates for New Downtown Hospital

Upcoming Work

Two-week look ahead

Below is an outline of upcoming construction activity, road and walkway impacts.

Weeks of Feb. 6 and Feb. 13

Ring Road now open

Ring Road construction is complete, and the road is available for use. The Ring Road is a new public road that connects Missouri St. to 13th St.

Closures for new hospital construction

Sidewalk closures are expected along Senate and Capitol avenues between 16th and 14th streets and along the North side of 14th St. between Senate and Capitol avenues. Intermittent lane closures are expected along Senate Ave. between 14th and 16th streets, and along 16th Street, between Missouri and Senate Ave., but two-way traffic will be maintained. Flaggers will direct traffic as needed.

Capitol View construction

Byram Pl. between 16th and 15th streets remains closed for the duration of construction. Two Sisters town home residents and U-Haul customers may access Byram Pl. from 14th and 15th St. Intermittent lane closures are expected along 14th St. between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl. A full closure is expected at 15th St. between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl. Sidewalk closures are expected along the site perimeter.

Closures for construction activity

Senate Ave. between 14th and 13th streets will remain closed for construction activities. Sidewalk closures are also expected along the Senate Avenue between 14th and 13th streets.

IU School of Medicine construction work

A permanent closure of 15th Street between Senate Ave. and just east of the circle drive is in place. Full lane closures are also expected along Lafayette St. between 16th and 14th streets.

Pedestrian route:

Multiple sidewalk closures are expected along 16th, 15th, 14th and 13th streets between Senate Ave. and Illinois St.

Building On Our Promise

The new IU Health hospital in Downtown Indianapolis will combine adult services into one location with inpatient and observation beds, a full service outpatient center and a medical education building and on-site faculty offices.

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