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Milton E. Proby Parkway Traffic Impacts

Sunday, July 17th- 7pm-5am / Drennan Road Closure:Starting Sunday night on July 17th at 7 pm thru 5 am Monday morning, west bound Drennan Road from Academy Boulevard to the entrance of the Southpointe Shopping Center will be closed.  This closure is necessary for finish work to take place on the new Flyover bridge over Academy Boulevard.  Motorists will still be able to access the shopping center through the designated detour at Astrozon Boulevard.   Detour signs will be posted in the work area and flaggers will be present.


Monday, July 18th- 7pm-5am / Night Work:

Tuesday, July 19th- 7pm-5am/ Night Work:

Starting on Monday night at 7pm thru 5 am and continuing on Tuesday night, north and south bound traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Academy Boulevard from Jet Wing Drive (just before the new flyover bridge) and immediately south of the intersection of Drennan Road and Academy Boulevard. This work is necessary for finish work on the new bridge.  Flaggers will be present to help motorists safely navigate the lane reductions.  Speeds will also be reduced in the area. 


Monday, July 18th- 9am- 3pm / Day Work

Motorists should be aware of an upcoming traffic switch on Hancock Expressway starting at 9 am thru 3 pm on Monday, July 18th. North and south bound Hancock Expressway traffic will be shifted into the left lanes as we finish paving operations on this portion of the roadway.  As this work is completed motorists should expect intermittent delays.  Flaggers will be present to help motorists thru the traffic switch. 

For more information please go to the project website at or call the project hotline at 719-268-7430.