COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — Tuesday and Wednesday, Academy Boulevard will be temporarily closed to thru-traffic from Dublin Boulevard to just south of Brookwood Avenue/York Road tonight and tomorrow night, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
The closures are necessary to install concrete girders on the east side of the new Academy Boulevard bridge under construction over Cottonwood Creek.
Detours around the closure will be clearly marked. Flagging crews and police will be present to guide motorists.
- Southbound Academy Boulevard detour*: Exit Academy at Woodmen Road off ramp. east to Union Boulevard or west to Vincent Drive; south to Dublin Boulevard, then back to Academy Boulevard.
*Local traffic and emergency vehicles southbound heading to Brookwood Avenue and York Road will be allowed past the detour.
- Northbound Academy Boulevard detour: Traffic will be detoured at Dublin Boulevard. Motorists can go east to Union Boulevard or west to Vincent Drive; north to Woodmen Road, then back to Academy Boulevard.
All construction is weather and resource-dependent.
For project information or to sign up for construction updates via email, visit coloradosprings.gov/accbridge, or call the project information line at 719-314-5018.