Campus Parkway traffic pattern at I-69 Exit 210 to shift to double-crossover diamond tonight
The Campus Parkway interchange at Interstate 69’s Exit 210 will be shifted into a double-crossover diamond traffic pattern tonight, May 16.
In order to implement the double-crossover diamond traffic pattern, Milestone Contractors plans to temporarily close Campus Parkway access over I-69 and some interchange ramps beginning at 9 p.m. Electronic message signs and police will direct motorists to the Olio Road overpass to cross over the interstate during the overnight traffic pattern change.
Campus Parkway is expected to be open to traffic in a double-crossover diamond pattern by 6 a.m. tomorrow, May 17.
The interchange will remain under construction and is expected to be fully open to traffic in its permanent configuration in July.
Multiple traffic lane shifts will be required in the upcoming months to complete remaining construction of the new interchange design. Each phase of remaining construction will bring the interchange closer to its final traffic configuration and capacity.
For more about the new double-crossover diamond interchange at Campus Parkway, as well as diagrams of the remaining traffic phases, visit in.gov/indot/3441.htm.
About the double-crossover diamond interchange
This interchange design may appear unusual, but by following signs, pavement markings and traffic signal instructions, drivers find these interchanges easy to navigate.
Drivers that currently turn right at the I-69 and Campus Parkway interchange will continue to do so.
Traffic signals, signs and pavement markings will briefly shift traffic to the left side of the road at the bridge across I-69. This allows left-turning traffic to flow more freely as it enters and exits I-69.
Through traffic on Campus Parkway will shift back to the right side of the road at the next traffic signal.
Added travel lane construction
Reconfiguring Campus Parkway at I-69 to a double-crossover diamond interchange is part of the $92 million I-69 Major Moves 2020 project adding a travel lane to each direction of I-69 between Ind. 37 (Exit 205) and Ind. 38 (Exit 219). In addition, other improvements are being made to rehabilitate existing bridges, pavement and drainage structures on the 15-mile stretch of interstate.
Two lanes of traffic in each direction of I-69 are currently shifted to accommodate construction of the additional travel lanes. Signs direct large trucks to use the left lane while traffic is shifted toward the right shoulder through the work zone. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph and further reduced to 50 mph when workers are present.
For more about the I-69 Major Moves 2020 project, visit in.gov/indot/3440.htm.