Travel and tourism in Ocala, Florida. Traffic updates, travel topics, and tourism events and information in Ocala and Marion County, Florida.
City of Ocala business offices will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no residential collection for sanitation, yard waste, or recycling routes.
Due to the installation of the stormwater system, road closures will be in effect in southeast Ocala beginning on Monday, July 11 through Friday, August 19.
The City of Ocala has announced that SE 17th Street/State Road 464, from SE 20th Avenue to SE 22nd Avenue, has reopened for through traffic effective immediately.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a 47-year-old Morriston woman in Levy County on Friday evening.
Due to a sewer line break, Ocala motorists can expect a lane closure along SE 17th Street/State Road 464, from SE 20th Avenue to SE 22nd Avenue, effective immediately.
SunTran will host two public meetings next week to provide an update on the Transit Development Plan. During both meetings, SunTran will solicit input from the community regarding its 10-year vision plan for the future of transit in Ocala/Marion County.
Marion County firefighters responded to Interstate 75 on Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer became engulfed in flames.
Due to pipe replacement, drivers in Marion County can expect a temporary road closure along Fisher Road, between the intersections of Sequoia Trail and Sequoia Drive Terrace, beginning on Monday, June 27.
No injuries were reported after a Cadillac XTS and Kia Sorrento became engulfed in flames in the parking lot of a residential complex on Friday morning.
One person was hospitalized on Thursday evening following a multi-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of W Silver Springs Boulevard and N Pine Avenue in Ocala.
A 45-year-old man from Live Oak who was not wearing a seatbelt was killed on Thursday evening after he was ejected from his SUV in a single-vehicle crash in Levy County.
Due to roadway construction, drivers in Ocala can expect intermittent lane closures along NW 44th Avenue, between the intersections of NW 32nd Street and NW 35th Street Road, through Friday, July 15.
Three people were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle crash with rollover that occurred on State Road 326 in Marion County on Wednesday morning.
No serious injuries were reported after a train and semi-truck collided on County Road 318, just east of NE 24th Avenue in Citra on Wednesday morning.
Motorists in southwest Ocala can expect intermittent lane closures next week on SW 60th Avenue, at the intersection of SW 38th Street.
The City of Ocala has announced that public parking areas on the south and east sides of the downtown square will be temporarily closed beginning at 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 9 due to a landscaping project.
Last year, during June and July, there were more than 66,000 crashes in Florida which resulted in over 2,600 serious bodily injuries and 568 fatalities. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is reminding motorists throughout the state to make safety a priority on the roadways this summer.
Temporary lane closures are planned along SW 38th Street, between the intersections of SW 60th Avenue and SW 48th Avenue, through June 24 due to pavement repairs and the installation of a force main.
Due to the installation of the stormwater system, road closures will be in effect in southeast Ocala beginning on Monday, June 13 through Friday, July 22.
After two motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes over the span of two days in Ocala, local police officers are reminding motorists to never drive recklessly and to watch out for motorcycles.
On Monday morning, a man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision with a dump truck that occurred at the intersection of S Pine Avenue and SW 17th Street in Ocala.
In the early morning hours on Sunday, a van transporting 17 dogs was involved in a crash at the intersection of S Pine Avenue and SW Fort King Street in Ocala.
Motorcycle rider, passenger trauma alerted to local hospital after crashing into SUV on SW College Road
Two people were trauma alerted to a local hospital on Saturday night after a motorcycle crashed into an SUV that was attempting to make a left turn onto SW College Road in Ocala.