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Road and Traffic Impacts for Jan. 29-Feb. 5, 2021

Press release from City of Gainesville

Below are the updated City of Gainesville traffic impacts scheduled for Jan. 29-Feb. 5. 

New Notices

NW First Avenue: The 400-500 block of Northwest First Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, Feb. 1 for approximately three-four weeks.

Continuing Notices

SW Ninth Terrace: Southwest Ninth Terrace will be closed between Southwest First Avenue and University Avenue due to the construction of a new development.  Construction is expected to last through August 2022.
  
NW First Avenue: The 1600-1700 block of Northwest First Avenue will be closed until 2022 to allow for construction of a new development.
  
SE Fourth Street: Southeast Fourth Street will be open to northbound traffic only from Williston Road to Depot Avenue. Provisions have been made to access Depot Park from Depot Avenue by heading south on Southeast Fourth Street. Vehicles exiting Depot Park should proceed north to the roundabout. Local traffic will be able to reach their homes and businesses by following the detour signs to Williston Road and heading northbound onto Southeast Fourth Street. Through traffic will be allowed northbound only from Williston Road. This is a major undertaking for the city and requires lane closures as construction is completed. Travelers should expect a variety of traffic configurations over the course of the project to facilitate the work.

The new northbound lane was recently opened to traffic. The new cycle track and sidewalk is also open to pedestrians and bicyclists. Construction has now started for Phase III, which will construct the new southbound lane. 
All lane and road closures are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions, such as inclement weather.

Please be advised that this report covers the roads maintained by the City of Gainesville. For roads within Gainesville maintained by other agencies, please visit the following:

Alachua County right-of-way road and lane closures: www.alachuacounty.us/depts/pw/pages/currentreports.aspx

Florida Department of Transportation right-of-way road and lane closures: https://myfdotnefl.wordpress.com/2016/01/01/laneclosures/

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For current traffic conditions, please visit: http://gac-smartraffic.com/
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