Street closures scheduled for Dog Sled Races

The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual U.P. 200 and Midnight Run Dog Sled Races, to be held Friday, Feb. 16.

Thursday, February 15
10:30 p.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard

Friday, February 16
7 a.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Fifth Street
9 a.m. – Fourth Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
1 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Mattson Park to Baraga Avenue
5 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to U.S. 41
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – The northbound lane of S. Lake Street from U.S. 41 to Hampton Street
5:15 p.m. – Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Bluff Street
5:45 p.m. – Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street

The detour route will use Baraga Avenue, Fifth Street, and Bluff Street.

Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. Saturday, February 17. Washington Street from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard will remain closed till 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 for the Polar Roll Snow Bike Race.

Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.

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Polar Roll Snow Bike Race

There will be a 35-mile snow bike race in Marquette on Saturday, Feb. 17, which will include minor traffic delays and rerouting.

The 35-mile race will start on Washington Street between Third Street and Front Street at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17. The race will continue down Washington Street to Lakeshore Boulevard and proceed south toward Main Street. At Main Street the race will enter the multi-use path and proceed south to Cliffs Power Road to the South Trails System. Racers will cross Grove Street by the Golf Course and Wilson Street west of Econo Foods. From here, the race will proceed along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail and finish at the Ishpeming High School.

Washington Street will be closed from the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race from the night before and will remain closed from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard until 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Front Street and Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed for a short period of time to allow the bike race participants to proceed on their designated route.

Grove Street and Wilson Street will not be closed for this event; however, vehicles could be delayed for up to 30 minutes on Grove Street and Wilson Street at the Harlow Farms subdivision and drivers are encouraged to travel an alternative route. Motorists are advised to be cautious and courteous of bicyclists on Cliffs Power Road and any of the designated street crossings.

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City of Marquette Offices Closed Feb. 19 for Presidents’ Day

City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents’ Day.
Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.

 

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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465

 

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