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Road Closure: Water Utility Installation for Downtown Hotel Project

Post Date:04/13/2018 11:26 AM

OCALA, Fla. (April 13, 2018) – Due to necessary water utility infrastructure for the upcoming downtown hotel project, SE Broadway Street, from SE First Avenue to SE Osceola Avenue, will be closed beginning Monday, April 16.

The entrance into the Bank of America parking lot will be accessible by turning off SE First Avenue and traveling east on SE Broadway Street Monday, April 16 through Tuesday, May 1. After Tuesday May 1, this parking lot will be accessible by traveling west on SE Broadway Street from SE Osceola Avenue.

This portion of SE Broadway Street will remain closed during the duration of construction for the downtown hotel project. The sidewalk located on the southside of SE Broadway Street will remain open during this project.

All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic. Construction will take place Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. During construction times, travelers may experience noise, dust and heavy equipment within the project area.

Detour routes:

  • Eastbound traffic on SE Broadway Street will go north onto NE First Avenue, east onto E Silver Springs Boulevard, then south onto SE Osceola Avenue.
  • Westbound traffic on SE Broadway Street will go south onto SE Osceola Avenue, west onto E Fort King Street, and north onto SE First Avenue.

For more information, please contact the City Engineer’s Office, Capital Projects Division at 352-629-8419.