2004: Installed lighting and
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and completed additional
2006: Rebuild outside retaining
walls. Reconstruct the roadway mainline - adding a fourth lane in
each direction. and reinstalling sound barrier walls. This will
require temporary closures of the westbound on- and off-ramps at
the Calumet Avenue interchange. Visit www.kingeryexpressway.com
for more information.
Calumet Avenue to Cline Avenue
2003-2004: Removed and replaced all pavement. Added fourth
lane and collector-distributor lanes in each direction. Completed
minor reconfiguration of Indianapolis Boulevard and Kennedy Avenue
interchanges. Reconstructed bridges over the Borman. Reconditioned
sound barrier walls.
Note: The new fourth lane in this section will
be opened when the construction in Illinois is completed in December
Cline Avenue to east of Georgia Street
2003-2004: Removed and replaced all pavement in eastbound
lanes. Added a fourth lane to westbound side. Began widening of
Grant Street and Broadway interchanges. Replaced bridges on Grant
Street, Broadway and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
2005: Remove and replace pavement
in westbound lanes. Add a new fourth lane in each direction. This
lane will be opened once construction of the highway is complete
in 2009. Reconstruct interchanges at Burr Street, Grant Street and
Broadway. This work will require various ramp closures throughout
the construction season.
Georgia Street to Clay Street
2007: Rebuild the north side
of the I-65 interchange.
2008: Rebuild the south side
of the I-65 interchange. Reconstruct the northwest connector ramps,
from I-65 northbound to the Borman Expressway westbound.
2009: Replace the existing highway
pavement. Add a new fourth lane. Replace the bridge on Colorado
Avenue, over the Borman Expressway. All reconstruction activities
are scheduled to be complete by December.