American Preparatory Academy demolishes nearby house to open emergency route through Draper neighborhood

“Work began Friday on a permanent driveway linking Draper’s American Preparatory Academy to a public road, advancing a long-held goal for the landlocked school.

But the development is cold comfort for school administrators, who have their eyes set on reaching a different road, and for residents in Draper’s Inauguration Park neighborhood, who saw a house demolished in the name of charter expansion.

“They’ve just had poor planning to begin with since they started the school,” said neighbor Tim Ward.

American Preparatory Academy currently relies on an easement to allow vehicle traffic to and from its campus. A road — 11950 South — is located on the school’s south side, but is blocked by a narrow strip of private land.”

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Wood, Benjamin. The Salt Lake Tribune 14 April 2017.