Temporary closure of southbound US 31 ramp to Keystone Parkway, Oct. 21-24
Beginning this Friday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., crews plan to close the southbound US 31 ramp to southbound Keystone Parkway for paving. The ramp is expected to reopen before 6 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.
During the closure, signs will direct motorists to continue south on US 31 to eastbound I-465 to access Keystone Parkway/Avenue (Exit 33).
Drivers may encounter construction workers on the ramp during daylight hours this week as they prepare for the weekend work. When approaching highway construction zones, please avoid distractions, reduce speed, increase following distance, heed work zone signs, and watch for workers and slowed traffic ahead.
Construction schedules are subject to change, and work may be postponed by rain.
Southbound US 31 restrictions near 116th Street through mid-October
Beginning after the morning rush hour on Sept. 14, crews plan to restrict southbound US 31 to two lanes near 116th Street to smooth the pavement on the bridge approaches. These lane restrictions are expected to continue through mid-October.
US 31 speed limit in Carmel raised to 55 mph
As of Aug. 29, the final speed limit of 55 mph is in place along the US 31 freeway in Carmel. Motorists must follow posted speed limit signage, including instances of temporary speed limit reductions.
Truck ban reinstated on Keystone Pkwy in April 2016
Heavy semi-trucks are no longer allowed on Keystone Parkway as a result of the substantial completion of the US 31 project. During major construction, trucks were temporarily permitted on Keystone Parkway.
The prohibition covers trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating or a Combined Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 19,501 pounds or more. Exceptions are made for trucks delivering or picking up goods or performing services at local businesses; and for government-owned vehicles. Violations of this ordinance may result in a fine of up to $500.
Access in Carmel
East/west access over US 31 is now available at 111th Street and 126th Street/Carmel Drive. Direct access to/from US 31 in Carmel remains available via:
- 106th Street
- 116th Street
- Old Meridian Street (northbound off-ramp access)
- 131st/Main Street
- 136th Street
For more information
Please click one of the following for more information about permanent configurations in the following areas:
- I-465 Construction
- 106th Street Construction
- 111th Street Construction
- 116th Street Construction
- 126th Street/Carmel Drive Construction
- 131st Street/Main Street Construction
- 136th Street Construction
- 146th Street Construction