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Time Line

2004: Installed lighting and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and completed additional preparatory work.

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 for more information.

Calumet Avenue to Cline Avenue
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 2006.

Cline Avenue to east of Georgia Street
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.