Carmel announces timeline for infrastructure improvements in Home Place 

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Correction: A previous version of this story misstated one of the groups commissioning a piece of patriotic art for the future roundabout at 106th Street and College Avenue. The art is commissioned by the Greater Home Place Neighborhood Association and Clay Township. 

The City of Carmel has released details about its plans to improve roads and infrastructure in Home Place, with work set to begin next week.

Projects include:

106th Street multi-use path

On or after Aug. 15, the construction of a multi-use path on 106th Street from Pennsylvania Street to College Avenue will begin. The path will be constructed along the south side of East 106th Street within the city’s right-of-way, with defined crossings at each intersecting roadway.

This project will also include stormwater collection and regrading, which is set to improve drainage along this section of roadway. The project will not involve any scheduled closures of East 106th Street and work will be substantially complete before the end of 2022 with restoration to the area in the form of grass or plantings to take place in early spring 2023.

A rendering of a roundabout planned at 106th Street and College Avenue. (Image courtesy the City of Carmel)

106th Street and College Avenue roundabout

On or after Sept. 6, the construction of a new roundabout at 106th Street and College Avenue will begin with a 60-day full closure of the intersection. Once complete, there will be new pedestrian crosswalks and a piece of patriotic art commissioned by Clay Township and the Greater Home Place Neighborhood Association.

College Avenue reconstruction

This fall and winter, utility work will continue along College Avenue from 96th Street to 106th Street in preparation for the rebuilding of the northern section of College Avenue. Spring 2023 will bring major reconstruction to the northern section of College Avenue.

This project also will involve storm water collection, the addition of pedestrian paths, landscaped medians and a single-lane roadway in each direction. This project does not widen College Avenue but rather reconstructs it in a design that fits within the already existing city right-of-way.

Pennsylvania Parkway and College Avenue roundabout

Also scheduled for 2023, the city will begin the construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Pennsylvania Parkway and College Avenue. This is expected to be a full closure with details forthcoming.

96th Street and College Avenue/106th Street and Westfield Boulevard roundabouts

In late 2023, roundabouts at 96th Street and College Avenue as well as 106th Street and Westfield Boulevard are anticipated to begin construction through the INDOT bidding process. Further details to be announced as they become available.

Stormwater improvements

Additional stormwater work is being designed and scheduled by region with projects expected to begin in the fall. Improvements will start in the Orchard Park neighborhood south of 106th Street and Westfield Boulevard, with future projects to be announced.

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