Assistance with reading the content of this website is available 24 hours/7 days a week by calling 800-422-9116.

Press Releases

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Marketing and Public Communication Office

Welcome to the City of Ocala's News and Press Release page. Here you will find press releases from the City of Ocala's Office of Public Communication.

Road Closure: N Magnolia Avenue Water Main and Service Replacement Project

Post Date:04/18/2019 10:55 AM

OCALA, Fla. (April 18, 2019) – Due to construction for the City of Ocala’s N Magnolia Avenue Water Main and Service Replacement Project, Magnolia Avenue, from SW Broadway Street to State Road 40, will be closed beginning Monday, April 22 and is expected to reopen Friday, April 26. 

This project consists of the complete replacement of water mains and services on N Magnolia Avenue, from SW Broadway Street to NW Fifth Street. The overall project is expected to be completed by Friday, May 3.

Detour routes: Magnolia Avenue, SW Broadway Street to State Road 40 –

  • Eastbound traffic – Travelers on State Road 40 going east and wanting to travel south on Magnolia Avenue will turn right (south) onto SE Osceola Ave to E Fort King Street, right (west) onto E Fort King Street to SW First Avenue, right (north) onto SW First Avenue to SW Broadway Street, right (east) onto SW Broadway street, back to Magnolia Avenue.
  • Westbound traffic – Travelers on SR 40 going west and wanting to travel south on Magnolia Avenue will turn left (south) onto SW First Avenue to SW Broadway Street, left (east) onto SW Broadway Street, back to Magnolia Avenue.

All necessary devices will be in-place to redirect traffic. Construction will take place Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. During construction times travelers may experience delays, noise, dust, and heavy equipment within the project area.

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

Return to full list >>