Downtown road closings to begin Monday

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The Evansville Water & Sewer Utility announced on Friday, two upcoming road closures that will impact traffic downtown.

Ingle Street will close on August 6 starting at 7 a.m. and is expected to remain closed until 5 p.m. August 14.

  • Ingle St. Detour:
    • W. 3rd St. traffic at Ingle Street will detour to Court Street, and then to N.W. 2nd Street.

Starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 7, Riverside Drive/Veteran's Memorial Parkway will be closed. This closure is also expected to be in place until August 14 at 5 p.m.

  • Riverside Drive/Veteran's Memorial Parkway Detour:
    • Outgoing downtown traffic from S.E. Riverside Drive will be detoured to Cherry Street, then to S.E. 2nd Street, then to Adams Avenue/Shawnee Drive back to Veteran's Memorial Parkway.
    • Incoming downtown traffic from Veteran's Memorial Parkway will be detoured to Shawnee Drive/Adams Avenue, then to S.E. 2nd Street, then to Cherry Street back to Riverside Drive.

These road closings are being put in place to allow crews to insect a 36-inch transition water main, which runs underneath a portion of Riverside Drive and Ingle Street.

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