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Road closure on NE Watula Avenue begins next week

Due to the necessary installation of a six-inch water and fire main, Ocala motorists can expect a temporary road closure on NE Watula Avenue beginning on Monday, November 27.

According to the City of Ocala, Miller Pipeline will be installing the water and fire main at 235 NE Watula Avenue.

NE Watula Avenue road closure (detour map)
The road closure on NE Watula Avenue will be in effect on Monday, November 20 through Thursday, November 30 (Photo: City of Ocala)

The construction on NE Watula Avenue will cause the nearby intersections of NE 2nd Street and NE 3rd Street to be closed beginning on Monday, November 27, and these intersections will reopen on Wednesday, December 6.

All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic. Construction will take place Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. During construction times, travelers may experience delays, noise, dust, and heavy equipment within the project area.

Here are the detour routes that will be in effect:

  • Motorists heading southbound on NE Watula Avenue will turn left onto NE 3rd Street, right onto NE Tuscawilla Avenue, right onto NE 2nd Street, and left back onto NE Watula Avenue.
  • Motorists heading northbound on NE Watula Avenue will turn right onto NE 2nd Street, left onto NE Tuscawilla Avenue, left onto NE 3rd Street, and right back onto NE Watula Avenue.

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