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Road Closure: New Stormwater Conveyance Project

Post Date:08/09/2018 4:44 PM

OCALA, Fla. (Aug. 9, 2018) – Due to necessary construction for the SE Eighth Street and SE 18th Avenue New Stormwater Conveyance Project, SE Eighth Street from SE 17th Terrace to SE 18th Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 13. This project is expected to be completed by Tuesday, Aug. 21.

This project includes the installation of a new stormwater conveyance system to help reduce flooding in the surrounding areas. 

All necessary devices will be in-place to re-direct traffic. Construction will take place Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. During construction times, travelers may experience delays, noise, dust and heavy equipment within the project area.

Detour routes:

  • Eastbound traffic on SE Eighth Street will go north onto SE 17th Terrace to SE Seventh Street, east onto SE Seventh Street to SE 18th Avenue, south onto SE 18th Avenue to SE Eighth Street, and east onto SE Eighth Street.
  • Westbound traffic on SE Eighth Street will go north onto SE 18th Avenue to SE Seventh Street, west onto SE Seventh Street to SE 17th Terrace, south onto SE 17th Terrace to SE Eighth Street, and west onto SE Eighth Street.

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