Tag Archives: traffic

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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Country musician David Allen Coe recovering after crash in Ocala, cancels shows in Louisville, Ky., and Scheller, Ill.

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 12:22 pm

A Texas country musician crashed an SUV into a semi-trailer in Ocala early Tuesday morning and has cancelled shows in Louisville, Ken., and Scheller, Ill.

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Avoid traffic delays, or at least find out what’s happening, with new services from the Florida Department of Transportation

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 8:10 am

The Florida Department of Transportation offers multiple ways for drivers to be informed about traffic and traffic incidents.

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Marion County roads to temporarily close for repairs

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 13, 2013 at 9:55 pm

Roadway repairs will leave temporary lane closures in Marion County Feb. 18 to April 19.

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Here are some area roads to avoid over the MLK holiday

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:51 pm

As a result of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday a few roads will be closed in the area.

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Roads to be stuffed with Thanksgiving traffic

By on November 14th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm

According to AAA’s projections, 90 percent of people traveling during Thanksgiving will be driving, and Wednesday is expected to be the worst day to travel on the roads.

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Palatka to install cameras at select red lights

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Palatka drivers might notice off-white, semi-circular, oblong-shaped boxes stationed high above intersections around town. Local law enforcement hopes those new additions will make drivers think twice about running red lights.

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