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Traffic slow on NB I-465 near 86th Street after crash

Traffic is still backed up on NB I-465 after a crash near 86th Street on the northwest side of Indianapolis (INDOT photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — All lanes of northbound I-465 near 86th Street are back open following a Wednesday morning rush hour crash on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

NB I-465 between 82nd Street and West 96th Street reopened around 7:45 a.m., about an hour after police shut down traffic for investigation and cleanup.

The ramp from NB I-465 to Westbound 86th Street is also back open.

Traffic is moving very slowly through the area and the backup stretches all the way to 71st Street, according to WIBC Traffic Reporter Matt Bair.

Drivers should avoid NB I-465 around 86th Street if possible and plan for delays if travel through the area is necessary.

Detour details

  • Drivers headed toward Castleton can use Michigan Road to EB I-465.
  • Drivers who use I-865 can reroute using NB I-65 instead.

Tune in to Daybreak all morning long for updates on this crash and other traffic concerns.

Drivers on northbound I-465 near Pike Township should be ready to exit at West 71st St., turn around on West 71st, and then go back in the direction they came, says Matt Bair, traffic reporter for WISH-TV’s newsgathering partner WIBC-FM.