Thrive by IU Health

December 01, 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 Dec. 4 and Dec. 11.

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 lane impacts anticipated along 16th St. and Capitol due to construction activities.

2. Closures for Capitol View construction
15th St. is closed between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl. Sidewalks are closed along the site perimeter. Intermittent lane closures are anticipated along 14th St. between Capitol Ave. and Byram Pl., the south side of 16th St. between Capitol Ave. and Illinois St. and the northbound Red Line Lane along Capitol Ave. between 16th and 14th streets. Intermittent lane restrictions are expected at 15th St. and Byram Pl. due to pavement restoration work.

3. Closures for People Mover demolition
Senate Ave. between 12th and 16th streets is closed. 16th Street between Capitol Ave. and Senate Blvd. is closed. Sidewalks are closed along the site perimeter.

4. Closures for IU School of Medicine construction
A permanent closure of 15th St. between Senate Ave. and just east of the Neuroscience Center Drive is in place. Full lane closures are expected along Lafayette St. between 16th and 14th streets and along 14th St. between Missouri St. and Capitol Ave.

5. Central Utility Plant construction
A sidewalk closure will be in place along Senate Ave. between 12th and 13th streets. 13th St. between Senate Ave. and just west of the Starbucks entrance is closed. 12th Street is closed for sanitary tap work.

6. South Support Building construction
A sidewalk closure along Capitol Ave. between 15th and 14th streets is in place.

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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