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Milton E. Proby Parkway Traffic Advisory

March 7, 2011- March 14, 2011

Please be advised of the following activities taking place on the Milton E. Proby Parkway Project for the week of March 7, 2011 through Monday, March 14, 2011.

Monday, March 7, 2011- Starting at 7:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. on Monday night, traffic will be reduced to one lane on south bound Academy  Boulevard just south of the Drennan Road and Academy Boulevard intersection.  This closure is necessary in order to place traffic into a new alignment.  Traffic will remain in this new alignment for the following three months.  Flaggers will be present to help motorists safely navigate the traffic switch.  Speeds will be reduced from 40 to 35 miles per hour. 


Monday, March 7, 2011- March 14, 2011 - Starting Monday at 7:00 a.m. The north bound Academy turn lane to east bound Drennan Road will be closed to all thru traffic.   Motorists will still be allowed to make a right-hand turn at the light; however, the merge lane will be closed until 7:00.a.m Monday, March 14th, 2011 for utility relocation work. 


Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - Starting at 7:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. south bound Academy Boulevard will be reduced from two lanes to one lane approximately 1000 feet south of the Academy Boulevard and Drennan Road Intersection.  This lane reduction is required for the installation of above ground support structures.  Flaggers will be present and speeds will be reduced for the traveling public in this area.


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