TAVARES – The intersection of Alfred Street and St. Clair Abrams Avenue will be closed to through traffic beginning July 9. Alfred Street from Caroline Street to St. Clair Abrams Avenue will remain closed.
Drivers in downtown Tavares will be able to access the Lake County Government Complex parking garage entrance on Sinclair Avenue via Main Street or Caroline Street.
Drivers coming into downtown Tavares from Leesburg are being diverted from Alfred Street onto the newly paved Caroline Street. Drivers coming into downtown Tavares from Mount Dora are encouraged to use Dora Avenue to Main Street.
Detour signs will be posted to alert the public and motorists are asked to use caution. Periodic closures should be expected as roadwork continues in the area.
Once complete, the Alfred Street project will establish one-way directional traffic between State Road 19 and Disston Avenue. The city of Tavares is also currently overseeing a utility project to replace water and sewer lines in the downtown area.
For more information about the project, contact The Lake County Public Works Department Road Operations Division at 352-483-9007.