Traffic Alert: Kildaire Farm Road and Academy Street

Beginning June 8, at 10:00 a.m. and continuing into the fall of 2015, as part of the Academy Street Improvement Project, drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

  • Academy Street from Kildaire Farm Road to Park Street will be closed to northbound traffic; the southbound lane of Academy Street from Park Street will remain open, as will the eastbound lane on Dry Avenue and Kildaire Farm Road through the Academy Street intersection; the westbound lane on Dry Avenue will be closed between Facility Avenue and Academy Street.
  • Walnut Street will be closed at Kildaire Farm Road; southbound traffic from Kildaire Farm Road will not be able to access Walnut Street and traffic heading west on Walnut Street to Kildaire Farm Road should follow the signed detour at Walker Street.

A signed detour will redirect Academy Street traffic to Walker Street and Harrison Street; two-way traffic on Academy Street will continue north of Park Street. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes; those drivers who travel through the area should use caution.