OCALA, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35)
The City of Ocala has closed a road due to the opening of a sinkhole.
Officials said the sinkhole opened up in the 2800 block of SE 31st Street on Saturday and the eastbound lanes of the road are showing signs of instability.
The sinkholes in the median and outside the right-of-way will be filled on Saturday and the eastbound lanes and one westbound lane will be closed over the weekend, officials said.
Repairs will be done Monday.
Officials have asked for drivers to use these detours:
Eastbound detour - North on SE 18th and 19th Avenue, East on SE 17th Street, South on SE 36th Avenue
Westbound detour - South on SE 19th Avenue, East on SE 38th Avenue, North on SE 36th Avenue