Route to airport closed for ’emergency’ work

(Provided Photo, file/Indianapolis International Airport)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana Department of Transportation had to close the westbound exit from Interstate 70 to Indianapolis International Airport Tuesday.

The emergency closure was because of a large, overhead sign that was damaged in a crash. INDOT said it must remove the sign to ensure the safety of drivers.

Eastbound drivers were still able to exit from I-70 to the airport.

INDOT said the area should re-open around 4 p.m., but lane restrictions will remain in place. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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