Broad Ripple History
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March 26, 2003
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Broad Ripple Avenue
Broad Ripple Avenue was named 63rd Street. 63rd Street curved down to 62nd Street near Broad Ripple Park.

Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
In 2003 Broad Ripple Avenue was restriped to reduce to one lane in each direction with a center turn lane. There was much controversy about this change. The slowing of traffic through the Village (congestion) was intentional.
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The restriping begins
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
Grinding off the old stripes
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
Grinding off the old stripes
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping

at Carrollton
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
at Guilford
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
at Winthrop
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping

My first trip on the new lanes
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
driving by Carrollton
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping
approaching Winthrop
Broad Ripple Avenue Restriping

Grand Prix on Broad Ripple Avenue
September 17, 2000
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Grand Prix
Grand Prix
Grand Prix

Grand Prix
Grand Prix
Grand Prix

Grand Prix

Trolley tracks and overhead power on Broad Ripple Avenue
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1949

Looking west from about Winthrop
1949
wide, more detail
1949
Then and Now
1949/2003

1952

Looking east from College
1952