Road and Traffic Impacts for Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2021

Press release from City of Gainesville

Below are the updated City of Gainesville traffic impacts scheduled for Sept. 24-Oct. 1. 

New Notices
NW 11th Avenue/NW 21st Street: The corner of Northwest 11th Avenue and Northwest 21st Street will be closed until Oct. 1.

Continuing Notices
SE Second Place: Southeast Second Place, between Main Street and Southeast First Street, will be closed every Tuesday from approximately 4 a.m.-12 p.m. until the end of October 2021. 

NW First Avenue: The 1600-1700 block of Northwest First Avenue will be closed until 2022 to allow for construction of a new development.   

SW 25th Ter., 40th Pl. and 27th St.: The City of Gainesville is constructing a new sidewalk along Southwest 25th Terrace, 40th Place and 27th Street between State Road 331/Williston Road and Southwest 35th Place. Intermittent lane closures should be anticipated until January 2022.  

SE Second Place: There is a single lane closure (westbound) on Southeast Second Place between Main Street and Southeast Second Street. Southeast Second Place will be a designated one-way street for eastbound traffic only. This closure is expected to last until the end of April 2022 to allow for development of a hotel. 

SW Fifth Avenue: The 1200-1300 block of Southwest Fifth Avenue will be closed, tentatively until the end of June 2022.  

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.  

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, cycle track, and sidewalk are open for use. A new southbound lane is being constructed as part of Phase III. 

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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