Home / Getting around / Traffic cameras installed in Ocala

Traffic cameras installed in Ocala

By

The city of Ocala is now under surveillance. The Florida Department of Transportation is installing 17 new cameras on intersections, and along Interstate 75 to monitor traffic. The cameras will also come with message boards, which will direct cars in case of a traffic jam. Florida Department of Transportation public information officer Steve Olson says the cameras will not be equipped with a recording device.

“There’s also been an issue that it has something to do with red light cameras, and these are not red light cameras at all. These are strictly for us to have an eye on traffic, what’s going on on the roadways if there’s a traffic problem.” he says.

If the cameras prove successful, they will also be placed along the turnpike.

About admin

Check Also

This undated image provided by SeaWorld Orlando shows the new Mako roller coaster, which opens June 10 at the theme park in Orlando, Florida. The shark-themed ride has track that's nearly a mile long, rising 200 feet at its highest point and reaching speeds up to 73 mph. (Chad Baumer/SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment via AP)

Tallest Coaster in Orlando Opens at SeaWorld

SeaWorld Orlando's new roller coaster, Mako, is opening Friday. The ride is 200 feet tall and reaches speeds up to 73 mph.