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Monday, March 27, 2023

Temporary road closure on NE Highway 314 due to heavy smoke

A portion of NE Highway 314 in Marion County is temporarily closed to all traffic due to heavy smoke in the area.

The road closure is currently in effect on NE Highway 314, from NE 231st Avenue (Forest Road 11) to Highway 19 in Salt Springs, according to a social media post from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

Due to reduced visibility from the smoke, MCSO stated that there have been multiple traffic accidents.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and to find an alternate route until the smoke clears.