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Friday, August 5, 2022

Road closure planned on SE Watula Avenue due to cell tower maintenance

Ocala motorists can expect a full road closure on SE Watula Avenue, between SE Broadway Street and Silver Springs Boulevard, on Thursday, August 11 due to maintenance on a cell tower by a third-party contractor.

All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic in the area. Construction will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  During construction times, drivers may experience delays, noise, dust, and heavy equipment within the project areas.

The planned detour routes are listed below:

  • Northbound traffic will travel west onto SE Fort King Street, then north onto SE 1st Avenue, and then onto Silver Springs Boulevard.
  • Southbound traffic will travel west onto Silver Springs Boulevard, then south onto SE Osceola Avenue, then east onto SE Fort King Street, and then back onto SE Watula Avenue.
  • Silver Springs Boulevard westbound traffic needing to travel south will move towards SE Osceola Avenue, then east onto SE Fort King Street, and then onto SE Watula Avenue.
  • Silver Springs Boulevard eastbound traffic needing to travel south will move towards SE Tuscawilla Avenue, then west onto SE Broadway Street, and then onto SE Watula Avenue.

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