Fast Facts Friday | August 16, 2019 Edition

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August 24th from 3:30p-9:00p in Meadowood Park
  1. The West Indy Art & Music Festival is next weekend and will feature 16+ art vendors, 6 bands, a Daredevil Brewing Co Beer & Wine Garden, Fundae's Ice Cream & Sweets (Speedway), River West Coffee and Tea, and Jay's Smokehouse Barbecue. Come out to Meadowood Park from 3:30-9:00pm to join the fun. It’s free!
  2. Construction is wrapping up on our local projects. The final paving will take place over the next couple weeks. Please read our most recent Construction Notice for more updates on local projects and Indy DPW’s Crawfordsville Rd. project:
  3. We’ve had several pets turned into the Speedway Street Department this week. Keep an eye on Speedway Pets and help us reunite these lost dogs with their owners. Remember that pet tags should be purchased at Town Hall and kept on your pets at all times for quick identification.
  4. The Daredevil 5K & Kids Dash 1K will take place on Saturday, August 17th. 5K Run Lane Restrictions and closures can be found here:
  5. Town Council met Monday August 12th. See the video on the SCTV - Speedway Community Television YouTube Channel:
  6. The Fall 2019: Speedway Home Helpers will take place on Saturday, September 28th. The Town of Speedway is currently requesting both applications from neighbors in need of help around their residence and volunteers to help on the 28th. For more information visit our facebook event page or click here:
  7. The Speedway Community Policing and Speedway PD invite you to join the 10th Citizens Academy Class will be held starting Wednesday August 28, 2019, and running for 12 weeks. Click here for details:

Weekly Updates

This week we have two weekly updates from Economic Development Director, Tim Gropp on projects happening around Main Street.
Able Motorsport Project
The Abel Motorsport multi-tenant commercial and light industrial space has started construction on their new site on Gilman Street. Find out more:
Abel Motorsports Construction Site on Gilman Street
Environmental Cleanup
The 1300 block of Main Street is undergoing an environmental cleanup from the former cleaners located in the block. Crews are currently in phase two of removing contaminated soil from the property. Hear more from Tim here:
Environmental Cleanup on 1300 Block of Main Street

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