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Tree replacement project on S Magnolia Avenue to cause road closure through Feb. 27

The tree replacement project for S Magnolia Avenue in Ocala has been extended, and motorists can expect a road closure through Tuesday afternoon.

Between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., a “full road closure” will be in effect on S Magnolia Avenue, from SW Broadway Street to SW 2nd Street, on Tuesday, February 27. In addition, alternating sidewalk closures will also be in effect during this time, according to the City of Ocala.

All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic. During this time, travelers may experience delays, noise, dust, and equipment within the project area.

The detour routes are as follows:

  • SW Broadway Street to SW Fort King Street Closure – Traveling southbound on S Magnolia Avenue, turn left onto SE Broadway Street, right onto SE Osceola Avenue, right onto E Fort King Street, and left onto S Magnolia Avenue.
  • SW Fort King Street to SW 2nd Street Closure: Traveling southbound on S Magnolia Avenue, turn right onto SW Fort King St., left onto SW 1st Avenue, left onto SW 2nd Street, and right onto S Magnolia Avenue.

For more information, please contact the City Engineer’s Office, Transportation Division at 352-351-6708.