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Road Closure: SE Watula Avenue - Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2019

Post Date:01/30/2019 3:37 PM

OCALA, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2019) - SE Watula Avenue, from SE Broadway Street to E Silver Springs Boulevard, will be closed Thursday, Jan. 31 through Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. Both intersections at the closure will remain open. 

All necessary devices will be in place to redirect traffic. Detour will be as follows: 

  • Traffic wanting to go north on SE Watula Avenue will go west on E Fort King Street, north onto SE First Avenue, east onto E Silver Springs Boulevard, back onto NE Watula Avenue. 
  • Traffic wanting to go south on SE Watula Avenue  will go east onto E Silver Springs Boulevard, south onto SE Tuscawilla Avenue, west onto E Fort King Street, back onto SE Watula Avenue. 
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