Media Release

Tree Removal on NW 16th Blvd and NW 16th Ave

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 3:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - As part of the County’s routine maintenance activities, the Alachua County Public Works Department announces that tree removal will occur along NW 16th Blvd and NW 16th Ave between NW 43rd St and NW 13th St.  County staff has identified twelve dead and dying crape myrtle trees and stumps along this roadway.  In addition, four loquat trees and one Jerusalem thorn will be removed due to decay.  The tree removal activity is scheduled to begin the week of May 14, 2012.

Replacement trees will be included in the landscape plans as part of the NW 16th Ave/NW 23rd Ave Resurfacing project which is tentatively scheduled to begin construction in Spring 2013.

For more information, please contact Ha Nguyen, the Alachua County Project Manager or Heather Martin, Alachua County Horticulturist at 352-374-5245.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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