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Speedway Roundabout

Speedway Roundabout
The large new roundabout at the intersection of 16th Street, Crawfordsville Road, and Main Street has been completed, and I was able to get a glimpse of it recently. It is so new that it isn’t complete on the most recent Google aerial photo: Aesthetically, the intersection’s redesign is a major improvement. Indy unfortunately has a lot of “I’d rather be anywhere else than here right now” intersections, and this was likely in the top 10: Now it has brick crosswalks, new steel benches, street signs, and lamp posts. And people have better access the newly redesigned Main...
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Speedway Streetscape

Speedway Streetscape
Way back in 2007, the Town of Speedway unveiled an ambitious redevelopment proposal. The first phase of construction is underway, which features of a redesign of Main Street.    The branding of the new streetscape draws inspiration from Speedway’s world-famous track, while also providing room for the mixture of street life and non-motorized transportation that is promoted here at Urban Indy.  The first 6 photos are from the completed southern portion, the final four are from the original north portion.  One thing in particular to note is the separated bicycle lane, seen in the second...
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