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Improvements to 45th and 119th streets scheduled to begin May 11, road closure planned for majority of summertime

45th and 119th street closure Bond projects will add a new intermediate school to the northwest corner of 45th and 119th streets in Maize and the new aquatorium pool-auditorium center to the southeast corner of Academy Avenue and 119th Street.
 
To prepare for those changes and the extra traffic they will bring, upgrades, including a new turning lane, are coming to the intersection of 45th and 119th streets.
 
Work is scheduled to begin May 11, and 119th Street and 45th Street North will be closed to traffic for a majority of the summer. Please note that all 45th Street entrances to Maize High School will be closed at that time. Anyone needing to access Maize High School during that period must do so by entering the parking lot by the baseball and softball fields from the north. Road closures are indicated in yellow on the accompanying map.
 
Work is scheduled to be finished by Aug. 10. School for 2020-21 is scheduled to begin on Aug. 11. Please click here to read more about infrastructure and roadway improvements coming to that area .
 
Please watch district accounts on Facebook and Twitter for details about road closures.