Homestead Street Upgrade Work

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 Homestead Street between Grove Street to a point midway between the two driveways that service the Norlite Nursing Center will experience intermittent street closures due to utility work.

When the street is closed the detour will direct traffic for those traveling to Wilson Street by means of Grove Street, Forest Park Drive, and onto Wilson Street. Traffic that require access to the Norlite Nursing Center can use the same detour route to get to Homestead Street. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A detour route schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Homestead Street Reconstruction Project link at www.mqtcty.org.

Smith Construction Company is the general contractor for this project.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

 

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“Ore to Shore” mountain bike race

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, beginning at 6:00 a.m. and continuing through 6:00 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 to the north end will be closed and Wright Street from Presque Isle Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic for the “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race. Southbound truck traffic on Presque Isle Avenue will be detoured to Lakeshore Boulevard using Hawley Street due to the existing construction project on Presque Isle.
The public is advised to use caution when traveling on Wright Street, Hawley Street, River Park Circle and Schneider Mill Court. Race participants will be crossing at designated locations at varying times.

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McClellan Avenue disruptions and lane closures

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 Oberstar, Inc. will be starting the widening of McClellan Avenue from U.S. 41 to Washington Street. This project is the final phase of the Marquette Hospital Transportation Improvements Project. The widening of McClellan will provide a designated left turn lane between Washington Street and to a point south of the Public Service Garage entrance. In addition, a permanent island will be constructed on Baraga Avenue east of the McClellan Avenue intersection to prohibit any left hand turns onto McClellan Avenue.

This work will be completed by use of lane closures, traffic lane shifts, and flag control and will influence traffic traveling on U.S. 41, McClellan Avenue north and south of Washington Street, McClellan Avenue north and south of U.S. 41, Washington Street east and west of McClellan Avenue, and Baraga Avenue east and west of McClellan Avenue. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts, detour routes, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last till the end of September.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.

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Lakeview Arena closed for power upgrades

Lakeview Arena will be closed August 13, 14 & 15, due to the power being shutoff in the building. Contractors will be installing new primary lines as part of the City’s energy upgrade project. All programing in the facility will be cancelled during this time. The Community Services – Parks & Recreation office will also be closed. If you need to contact staff during this time, please call 906-228-0460 or email parks@marquettemi.gov. Normal operations will resume on Thursday, August 16, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual U.P. 200 and Midnight Run Sled Dog Races, to be held Friday, Feb. 15.

Thursday, Feb. 14
10:30 p.m. - Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard

Friday, Feb. 15
7 a.m. - Washington Street from Front Street to Sixth Street.
9 a.m. – Fifth Street from Bluff Street to Washington 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, Seventh Street and Bluff Street.

Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.
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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. 18, 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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