Traffic delays anticipated as thousands travel to Indy for NRA convention

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The National Rifle Association’s 148th annual convention will bring thousands of gun enthusiasts and protesters, and even the President of the United States to Indianapolis Friday—but with that will come a series of traffic diversions, delays and road closures. 

Beginning Friday morning, Interstate 70 between Interstate 465 and downtown Indy will be closed. Eastbound I-70 traffic will be diverted to I-465 north and south. Westbound I-70 traffic will be diverted to Interstate 65 north and south. 

Delays for eastbound I-70 traffic will likely be between 10 and 11:30 a.m., while westbound traffic will be most affected between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

Delays and closures are expected in the downtown area until around 6:30 p.m. Friday.  

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