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Road Closure - Force Main Reroute Project

Post Date:11/02/2018 9:43 AM

OCALA, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2018) – Due to construction for City of Ocala’s 24-inch Force Main Reroute Project, SE 13th Street, between SE 41st Avenue and SE 44th Avenue, will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 13 through Friday, Nov. 16. This project is expected to be completed by Tuesday, Jan. 29.

This project will replace the existing 24-inch ductile iron force main going to the City’s Water Reclamation Facility #2, 4200 SE 24th St., with a new 24-inch PVC force main. This main will be installed in the power line easement behind the homes located along SE 43rd Avenue, according to staff.

Those traveling on SE 41st Avenue and SE 44th Avenue will be detoured to SE Eighth Street, back to SE 13th Street. All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic.

Construction will take place weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. During construction times, travelers may experience delays, noise, dust and heavy equipment within the project area.

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