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Public Works

Key Dates

Spring 2020

Preliminary design and environmental clearances

June 2022

Completed design and plans

Early 2023

Segment 1 - Construction 


Traffic Impacts

(All schedules are weather dependent)


A detour map showing the intersection of South Academy Boulevard and Airport Road. All information provided on webpage.

Airport Road will open west of South Academy Boulevard on Friday, July 26.

The night of Sunday, July 28 both eastbound and westbound Airport Road traffic will be fully closed east of South Academy Boulevard to allow crews to complete underground utility reconstruction and intersection improvements to open the intersection fully. This closure will be in place through mid-September. Airport Road motorists are advised to detour north to Pikes Peak Avenue via South Academy Boulevard and Murray Boulevard for east and west access. All businesses will remain open and accessible throughout the closure, access from South Academy Boulevard is advised. Access will be maintained to all businesses between Ruskin Drive and South Academy Boulevard from Airport Road.

South Academy Boulevard impacts south of Hancock Expressway

To continue underground work on South Academy Boulevard south of Hancock Expressway, travel lanes will be temporarily moved to the east. Crews will move travel lanes in phases requiring lane closures from Monday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 17.

Boychuck Avenue closes south of Hancock Expressway

Boychuck Avenue will fully close in front of the Lamplighter neighborhood between Hancock Expressway and Drennan Road to repave the roadway and install new curb and gutter where underground utility lines were recently installed. Closures will be in place Thursday, July 11, Friday, July 12 and from Monday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 19. The main entrance to the Lamplighter Neighborhood will be fully closed; neighborhood traffic will use the southern entrance.

  • Motorists accessing Boychuck Avenue north of the Lamplighter Neighborhood should use Hancock Expressway.
  • Motorist accessing Boychuck Avenue south of the Lamplighter Neighborhood should use Drennan Road. 

Expect delays and use alternative routes.