Alanna Martella, WRTV Indianapolis

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Past articles by Alanna:

Kessler Boulevard ramps closing for up to 60-days: How to handle the detours

Ramps at Kessler Boulevard and I 65 will be closing for road work. → Read More

Traffic Detoured: Roundabout construction underway in Franklin Township

Construction is officially underway on one of four Franklin Township intersections that are being turned into roundabouts. → Read More

Fourth grader hopes for success at Scripps National Spelling Bee

A fourth grader from the IPS Sidener Gifted Academy is taking part in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington. → Read More

Two IPS seventh graders in D.C. for Scripps National Spelling Bee

Two students from the Indianapolis Public School district are in Washington for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. → Read More

Lack of parking, sidewalks along College Avenue during construction

INDIANAPOLIS — Construction is in full swing along College Avenue for the IndyGo Red Line Project. Right now, parking is restricted within the work zone, limiting options for people who want to visit some of their favorite spots along the stretch. "This is the worst it's been," said Scott Goodwine, who is the landlord of the building that houses Luna Music. This “worst it’s been” is referring to… → Read More

Auto and tractor safety procedures to prevent accidents on the road

Planting season is just about here for Indiana farmers, which means that you could be sharing the roads with tractors. → Read More

INDOT hopes to clean up interstates with Trash Bash effort

If you're driving on I-65 near Fletcher Avenue, you'll see a lot more than only cars. → Read More

INDOT’s Greenfield District wants to prepare drivers for busy construction season

It’s going to be a busy construction season for the Indiana Department of Transportation. → Read More

Rough road sees more cars with detoured traffic. How does DPW prioritize pothole filling?

Taking a drive along Mud Creek Road isn't exactly what you'd call smooth sailing. → Read More

Millions to be spent on Indiana road repairs this year

The state plans to spend 150 million dollars on highway road repairs this year, and much of it will be in Indianapolis. → Read More

Changes to current bus system you can expect once rapid transit comes to Indianapolis

The coming of the rapid transit system, with the Red, Purple, and Blue Lines, means a revamp to the current system. → Read More

Pothole Pop-out: Why don’t the holes stay filled after the fix?

It's a common story for drivers in the Circle City. Cruising down the road and then - bam - driver's unknowingly strike a pothole. → Read More

Pothole Pop-out: Why don’t holes stay filled after the fix?

It is a common story for drivers in the Circle City — you’re cruising down the road and BAM! All of a sudden, you and your car are jolted by a pothole. → Read More

Pothole popping tires on the north side of Indianapolis

Despite thousands, one specific pothole on the north side has become a pain for drivers. → Read More

Rough road conditions concern west side Indy drivers

Road conditions under a railroad bridge on Bridgeport Road in Indianapolis are bad enough to create safety concerns for drivers. → Read More

Watch for closed downtown streets during St. Patrick's Day Parade

Some downtown Indianapolis streets will be closed Friday because of the St. Patrick's Day Parade. → Read More

Ditch Road bridge over I-465 closes for replacement

The Indiana Department of Transportation is expecting this closure will continue through Sept. 30. → Read More

Hit-and-run survivor works to help others, raise awareness

Jessica Parks, survived a hit-and-run crash last May on 38th Street and Mitthoeffer Road, while walking to work. → Read More

Increased patrols by Indiana law enforcement work to curb aggressive driving

Roughly 230 law enforcement agencies across the Hoosier state are increasing patrols beginning March 1 through March 24. → Read More

Behind the scenes: What happens when you call 911 with chest pain

What happens if you experience chest pain at home? What should you do? RTV6 takes you behind the scenes of an emergency response. → Read More