U.S. 31 Interchange Construction to continue on Main Street

Construction work continues near 136th Street. According to Eric Seidentsticker, Carmel City Council president, construction will cut down on the traffic around these areas. SARAH LIU / PHOTO


October 10, 2014

Workers are currently upgrading the road where the U.S. 31 interchange will be. This project includes reconstruction and expansion of the roadway, installation of new utility lines, curbs, gutters, storm sewers and sidewalks. The roundabouts at Illinois and Old Meridian along Main Street will also be...

U.S. 31 road closing starts April 4, affects students’ jobs, bus routes

U.S. 31 will close starting April 4 and will remain closed for most of 2014. The construction will affect students who work or volunteer at buildings along the road as well as affecting bus stop times. SWETHA NAKSHATRI / PHOTO


March 27, 2014

Starting on April 4, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close U.S. 31 between Old Meridian Street and 136th Street due to construction. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation for the Carmel Clay schools district, said, “The project from the northern limit straight down sout...

Students avoid gridlock on Keystone Parkway, 146th Street

Senior Haley Scott gets ready to go to school. Scott avoids the gridlock on her daily commute. HAILEY MEYER / PHOTO


November 16, 2012

After dealing with several instances of a gridlock at Keystone Parkway and 146th Street that would add up to 15 minutes of commute time, senior Haley Scott is now trying to avoid the traffic altogether, going out of her way to reroute her commute. “I like to run a lot of errands and go to stores...