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.