Travel and tourism in Ocala, Florida. Traffic updates, travel topics, and tourism events and information in Ocala and Marion County, Florida.
A 13-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a Marion County Public Schools maintenance vehicle while trying to cross the road on Thursday morning.
Motorists in Ocala can expect a temporary road closure on NW 1st Street, from NW 59th Avenue to NW 55th Avenue, beginning on September 26 through October 21. Miller Pipeline LLC will be installing a water main, sewer line, sewer manholes, fire hydrants, and reconstructing the roadway.
The driver of an SUV was killed on Wednesday morning after his vehicle struck a Marion County school bus carrying high school students in Ocala.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal plane crash that occurred late on Saturday evening in a heavily wooded area between Citra and Orange Springs.
Motorists in Ocala can expect a temporary road closure on NE 42nd Place, from the NE 27th Court intersection to the NE 30th Court intersection, beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 19 through Sunday, September 25. Commercial Industrial Corp. will be modifying a manhole to operate in conjunction with a new lift station.
On Saturday, September 10, at approximately 10 p.m., Ocala firefighters were dispatched to the 2600 block of NW 35th Street due to reports of a vehicle fire.
Due to emergency repairs to the force main at the intersection of SW 60th Avenue and SW 38th Street, Ocala motorists in this area can expect temporary lane closures through today.
An elderly man from Bronson was killed on Tuesday morning after his sports utility vehicle collided with a box truck on U.S. 27 Alternate in Levy County.
Due to construction in the area, lane and sidewalk closures will be in place along S Magnolia Avenue, from State Road 40 to SE 8th Street, beginning on Tuesday, September 6 through Friday, September 30.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles stated that nearly 4,000 crashes in 2021 were caused by motorists who were operating a vehicle while drowsy.
A 63-year-old woman from Gainesville was killed on Saturday morning after the bicycle she was riding was struck by a car on State Road 24 in Levy County.
Marion County may soon enter into a six-month, $3.6 million contract with an Ocala-based company to resurface County Road 314A, from E State Road 40 to NE Highway 314.
Labor Day weekend is about to start, and AAA is offering a free service for members and non-members to ensure that everyone gets home safely.
Due to pavement repairs, Ocala motorists can expect a temporary road closure on SW 60th Avenue, at the SW 38th Street intersection, beginning at 7 p.m. on September 6 through 6 a.m. on September 7.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and its division of the Florida Highway Patrol are reminding drivers to exercise caution this Labor Day weekend to ensure that all Floridians ‘Arrive Alive.’
The City of Ocala is currently accepting bids from for-profit organizations for bus wrap advertising on three SunTran buses.
One driver was hospitalized on Monday evening following a two-vehicle crash that occurred on SW 60th Street Road in Ocala.
One person was extricated following a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Sunday evening at the intersection of SW 3rd Place and SW 27th Avenue in Ocala.
Two people traveling on Interstate 75 in Alachua County were killed on Friday after their vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees.
Motorists traveling on Interstate 75 experienced a slower commute on Friday morning after a semi-truck transporting cooking oil caught on fire.
Motorists in Ocala can expect a temporary road closure on NE 42nd Place, from the NE 27th Court intersection to the NE 30th Court intersection, beginning at 7 a.m. on August 29 through September 5.
Ocala Fire Rescue responded to the scenes of two separate vehicle accidents on Wednesday evening that occurred less than an hour apart.
Due to the repair of an underground depression, Ocala motorists can expect a road closure along SE Magnolia Avenue, from SE Broadway Street to SE Fort King Street, beginning today through Friday, September 2.
Due to construction of the City of Ocala’s lift station upgrade project, the nightly road closure at the intersection of SW 60th Avenue and SW 38th Street has been extended through September 2. The road closure will occur between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. on the affected dates.