UPDATE: FRIDAY 3/31/2023 1:50 p.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — CSPD said the intersection is back open as of 1:20 p.m.
FRIDAY 3/31/2023 12:37 p.m.
A fallen traffic light damaged a vehicle and closed North Academy Boulevard early Friday, March 31, while the light is repaired.
On Friday morning, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was called to the area of North Academy Blvd and Jamboree Drive around 8:45 a.m. about a downed traffic signal.
When officers arrived they determined a traffic light was knocked down due to the high winds. A car was damaged due to the fallen traffic light.
While north and southbound traffic on N Academy Blvd was shut down, drivers were diverted between Highway 83 and Briargate Boulevard.
CSPD said the roadway will remain closed until repairs can be made and are expected to be completed by 3 p.m.