Some major streets were blocked off and turned into one ways, with police directing traffic.
Traffic getting into and moving around Bloomington will be congested starting as soon as Sunday, although most students will head to town on Wednesday.
Purdue is providing students and their families with maps specific to each residence hall to help them navigate construction.
Train upgrades are expected to boost train traffic in Columbus, but city officials originally anticipated waiting an additional year for it.
The Indiana Department of Transportation says around 44.2 million Americans are expected to travel for Independence Day.
Area residents gave feedback to INDOT ahead of construction on a leg of I-65 between Columbus and Seymour.
Columbus residents of a neighboring subdivision are concerned the number of houses will lead to an increase of traffic issues on the roads nearby.
Low fuel prices, a sold-out Indy 500 and warm temperatures could make Memorial Day weekend the busiest in years in Indiana.
In the second part of our Bloomington Newcomers web series, we're getting new Bloomington residents up to speed on area roads and traffic.
The City of Bloomington has launched an application displaying a list of closed roads, lane restrictions and other traffic-related information.