One NB lane of Academy Boulevard reopens after hit fire hydrant

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UPDATE: At least one northbound lane of Academy Boulevard is open between E Bijou Street and Airport Road.

According to CSU, roadwork will likely last until early next week.

ORIGINAL: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Northbound lanes of Academy Boulevard from E Bijou Street to Airport Road are closed after a fire hydrant was hit.

According to Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU), a fire hydrant located at 155 N Academy Boulevard was hit around 3 o’clock Saturday morning.

Crews have been at the site since early Saturday morning. Traffic is being rerouted.

Repairs are expected to be done over the weekend.

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