Tag Archives: traffic

Waived Fees Help Drivers Save Money On Traffic Citations

By on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 3:30 pm

As an effort to help traffic violators pay off citations, Clerks in the state of Florida initiated the money saving opportunity Operation Green Light. On Saturday, Alachua County hosted the promotion to waive fees to help residents cut the cost on paying off their citations.

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Online System Aims To Reduce Traffic Congestion In Gainesville

By on April 8th, 2015 | Last updated: April 8, 2015 at 6:08 pm

A new online traffic control system is aiming to reduce traffic congestion on Gainesville roads. The total cost for the system was about $172,750, installed on

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I-75 Lanes Clear After Early Morning Accident

By on March 16th, 2015 | Last updated: March 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

I-75 has reopened after a northbound mutli-vehicle accident shut down both sides of the highway early Monday morning. The initial accident caused a second crash on the southbound lanes involving semi trucks. The roadway is being cleaned up and there are still lane closures.

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Prescribed Forest Burn To Affect Levy County Traffic

By and on January 27th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 10:12 am

Multiple intersections in Levy County will be closed starting Tuesday due to a controlled burn at Goethe State Forest. The 10,000 acre burn is the largest in the forest’s history.

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Gainesville Mayor In Twitter Debate Over Northwest 8th Avenue

By on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy entered a heated debate over Northwest 8th Avenue with unhappy community members on Twitter.

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In Reversal, City Votes for a Four-Lane NW 8th Avenue

By on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm

City Commissioners voted to return NW 8th Avenue to a four-lane configuration at the Dec. 4th meeting.

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Community Members Urge City to Keep NW 8th Ave. Two Lanes

By on November 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 6:39 pm

University Park Neighborhood residents and other community members are urging the Gainesville City Commission to keep 8th Avenue as a two-lane road for safety reasons.

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GPD Responds To Residential Complaints, Installs Speeding Radar

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Gainesville Police Department installed a speeding radar last week in hopes of keeping residents and drivers safer. The radar was placed along Northwest 31st Drive after many residents voiced their concerns.

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FHP Curbs Truck Harassment, Hopes To Make Highways Safer for Truckers

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:52 am

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on small cars dangerously speeding and merging in front of large truckers, which puts both cars in danger.

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5 Vehicle Collision Shut Down I-75 in Ocala

By on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm

An accident on the southbound lanes had significant impact on traffic for about an hour, but no injuries were reported.

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