Thrive by IU Health

August 30, 2021

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 April 22 and April 29

1. Closures for new hospital construction

Increased truck traffic is expected due to concrete pours and material deliveries. Sidewalks are closed around site perimeter. Intermittent impacts may occur along 16th St. and Capitol Ave. due to construction activities.

2. Closures for Capitol View construction

15th St. is closed between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl. Sidewalks are closed around the site perimeter.

3. Closures for construction activities

Senate Ave. between 12th and 16th streets is closed.

4. Closures for IU School of Medicine construction

15th Street between Senate Ave. and just east of the Neuroscience Center drive is permanently closed.

5. Closures for Central Utility Plant construction

A sidewalk closure is in place along Senate Ave. between 12th and 13th streets. 13th St. between Senate Avenue and just west of the Starbucks entrance is closed. Intermittent lane impacts along 12th St. between Senate and Capitol avenues are anticipated due to material deliveries.

6. Closures for South Support Building construction

A sidewalk closure along Capitol Ave. between 13th and 14th streets is in place.

7. Closures for underground utility installation

Intermittent lane closures are anticipated along Capitol Ave. between 13th and 16th streets and along 13th St. between just west of the Starbucks down to Capitol Ave. Southbound vehicles approaching the 16th and Capitol Ave. intersection are encouraged to detour southbound down Meridian St. for access south of campus and downtown. Starbucks will remain open and access will be maintained.

8. Closures for AES substation construction

Intermittent impacts may be expected at the intersection of Senate Blvd. and Senate Ave. due to construction traffic. Expect auditory impacts in the surrounding area due to pile driving.


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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