INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The second morning rush hour for the south split didn’t give drivers as big of a headache as Tuesday.
The Fletcher Avenue off ramp was heavily congested Tuesday morning and evening.
As a result, INDOT asked drivers to use the Ohio or Michigan exits instead of going all the way south to Fletcher Avenue for their Wednesday commute.
"Traffic is continuing to find different routes so a road that could have been wide open yesterday could have been due to the fact that people were using different roads or we're still getting geared back up from the holiday weekend so things could be completely different tomorrow morning that they were this morning and we want people to continue to be patient, continue to allow for extra time and if everyone waits till the last minute than we could see some problems that we didn't see this morning." Will Wingfield told 24-Hour News 8 Tuesday night.
The Fountain Square area saw heavy traffic for Tuesday morning and evening commutes.
"Some of them are in like too big of a hurry and getting impatient,” Tim Kelly told 24-Hour News 8 about the congestion in his neighborhood. “Traffic is at least 10 to 15 times worse that what it normally is here on Virginia Avenue and Shelby Streets. People are forced to get off on Fletcher Avenue and they don’t know where to go so they got all sorts of traffic jams here in the fountain."
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