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For Immediate Release: June 11, 2015
Contact: Jan Thornburg, Sr. Communications Manager 941-954-2613



Sarasota, FL: Two portions of Orange Avenue will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, June 15 while utilities improvements are made beneath the road.


The scheduled closure dates and affected areas on Orange Avenue are:

  • June 15-19between Main Street and Ringling Boulevard
  • June 15-17:  between Loma Linda Street and Bahia Vista Street


Orange Avenue between Main Street and Ringling Boulevard will be closed while crews connect a water main as part of the State Street Garage project.


Orange Avenue between Loma Linda Street and Bahia Vista Street will be closed for the installation of a new gravity sewer line.


For more information contact Gerald Boyce, Utilities Department General Manager:  941-365-2200 ext. 6104.


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