ALERT: Several upcoming lane closures for Marion County

ALERT: Several upcoming lane closures for Marion County

Marion County — Motorists traveling in Marion County will experience the following intermittent lane closures: Aug 7: Southeast 165th Mulberry Lane at the intersection of Buena Vista Boulevard from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., due to routine maintenance of the median. Aug. 7 to 14: Southwest 102nd Street at the intersection of Southwest 182nd Circle […]

Ocklawaha River bridge lane closure

Ocklawaha River bridge lane closure

Beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, the Florida Department of Transportation will close one lane of the Ocklawaha River bridge. “The lane closure may cause significant delays in travel time, so motorists may want to seek an alternate route during the construction. Drivers can expect a flagging operation along with off-duty law enforcement officers to help […]

SR 40 road work should not cause lane closures

SR 40 road work should not cause lane closures

The Florida Department of Transportation is currently working on a project to mill and resurface State Road (S.R.) 40 (Fort Brooks Road) from east of NE 10th Street Road to the east of NE 145th Avenue Road. The cost for this project will be an estimated $414,000. The project is expected to be completed in […]

Traffic delays along County Road 42

Traffic delays along County Road 42

Be advised that Marion County residents traveling west along County Road 42 will experience a temporary lane closure between the intersections of U.S. Highway 441 and Southeast 95th Terrace. The closure will be between the hours of 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. on November 16, due to repairs by Sumter Electric Cooperative. County officials said […]

Traffic advisory for 49th Ave., SW 95th St. and Marion Oaks Trl.

Traffic advisory for 49th Ave., SW 95th St. and Marion Oaks Trl.

Be advised that Marion County residents traveling along Southwest 49th Avenue will experience a temporary lane closure between the intersections of Southwest 95th Street and Marion Oaks Trail. The closure will be between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on October 26, due to road work. County officials said that there will be […]

CSX to close several railroad crossings

CSX to close several railroad crossings

CSX Transportation has scheduled repairs this week for railroad crossings that intersect several Polk County roads. Work at some crossings has already started. Motorists can expect closures along the following roadways: Old Dixie Hwy. Fish Hatchery Road Reynolds Road Payne Street N. Canal Avenue Fairway Avenue Eastside Drive Canal Road All closures are between County […]

Temporary lane closure, expect delays

Temporary lane closure, expect delays

Ocala, Florida  – on March 23, motorists traveling along Southeast 36th Avenue — between the intersections of Southeast Highway 484 and Southeast 95th Street — will experience a temporary lane closure from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The closure is due to utility work. Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes when possible. Adverse […]

FHP: The speed limit, myth and fact

FHP: The speed limit, myth and fact

  The Florida Highway Patrol said that education is the key when ensuring that the general public understands Florida traffic laws, and that they are doing everything possible to spread the word about traffic safety. On a daily basis, troopers say that there is one statement that they always hear: “I thought I was allowed to go […]

Intermittent lane closures

Intermittent lane closures

Oclala, Florida — Motorists will continue to experience temporary, intermittent lane closures at the intersection of Northeast 36th Avenue and Northeast 35th Street from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 26, during weekdays only, due to a water main extension. Crews will place barricades and signage to direct traffic through the work zone. Travelers […]