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Construction Brings Delays On NW 8th Ave. In Gainesville

Northwest Eighth Avenue in Gainesville was fully closed for the fourth time in four months over the weekend as construction on the road moves forward. The city does have other partial road closures planned (listed below), including those that started on Monday of this week and will continue through Thursday. But …

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Alachua County Finalizes Plans For Tower Road

Alachua County plans to start resurfacing the bumpy parts of Tower Road and the damaged sidewalks along it sometime in 2017, with the hope of easing traffic conditions. Alachua County Public Works’ plan of almost $4.5 million — called the Really Simple Plan for Tower Road — was approved by the county commission in August. It was first considered in …

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RTS Expands Weekend And Holiday Bus Schedules For Santa Fe, UF Shands

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners approved the Gainesville Regional Transit System's proposed holiday and weekend service changes at a BOCC Special Budget Meeting Tuesday. The schedule enhancements will provide greater service to those who use public transit on weekends and holidays. Alachua County commissioners voted 5-0 for the holiday transportation additions and 4-1 for the weekend transportation additions. The changes take effect Aug. 15 in time for the start of the fall semester.

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