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CSX Railroad Closures - NE Eighth Ave.

Post Date:06/05/2020 5:15 PM

OCALA, Fla. (June 5, 2020) – Due to CSX Railroad closings at NE Eighth Ave, the road from SR 492 to NE 14th St. will be closed daily beginning Monday, June 8, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The closures are expected to last through Friday, June 12 and detours will be in effect.  
All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic.  During construction times, travelers may experience delays, noise, dust and heavy equipment within the project area.  
Detour routes
• North-bound traffic on NE Eighth Ave: Left turn on SR 492, right turn on N Magnolia Ave., right turn on NE 14th St., back onto NE Eighth Ave.

• South-bound traffic on NE Eighth Ave: Right turn on NE 14th St., left turn on N Magnolia Ave., left turn on SR 492, back onto NE Eighth Ave. 
For more information, please contact the City Engineer’s Office at 352-351-6795. 

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