Section of Lakeshore Boulevard to close for paving

Lakeshore Boulevard, between Baraga Avenue and U.S. 41, will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, Nov. 1 to allow for paving work. The road closure is expected to last one day. Access to the Hampton Inn and residences along Lakeshore Boulevard will be by means of the U.S. 41-Lakeshore intersection.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.

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Garbage and recycle carts to be delivered in early November

On Nov. 5 and 6, Waste Management will be delivering carts to residents that elected to enroll in the cart system during the fall signup. Residents that ordered 64-gallon recycle carts after the Sept. 4 deadline will be receiving the garbage cart only. The recycle cart(s) will be delivered near the end of November due to an order delay.

Carts will be placed on the curb and can be used immediately. Any further orders received are subject to availability and pickup will be required at a to-be-determined location.

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DDA to hold branding focus groups

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority (DDA), along with their consultants Arnett, Muldrow & Associates, will be continuing their district rebranding efforts Tuesday, Nov. 6 through Thursday, Nov. 8, with a series of focus groups.

The Marquette DDA would like to invite business owners, managers, employees and property owners from within Marquette’s downtown district to a branding roundtable on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. Members of the public are encouraged participate in a branding roundtable on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. Both of these will take place at the Marquette Commons at 112 S. Third St.

At these sessions, the branding consultants will share the findings of the surveys completed by the public during August and September and engage attendees in a creative conversation about character and branding of Marquette’s Downtown District. While the branding roundtables will be tailored to either business stakeholders or the public, both roundtables will be open to anyone interested.

The team from Arnett, Muldrow & Associates will take the information they gather from the branding roundtables to develop a draft brand presentation. The draft brand will be presented on Thursday, Nov. 8 at noon at the Marquette Commons. All interested parties are welcome to also attend this session and give feedback on the draft.

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City rubbish site closing Nov. 10

The City of Marquette household rubbish drop-off site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road will be closed for the season beginning Sunday, Nov. 11. Due to no lighting at the site, the site will be closing each evening at dusk. The remaining schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24, 3 p.m. to dusk
  • Monday, Oct. 29, 3 p.m. to dusk
  • Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3 p.m. to dusk
  • Monday, Nov. 5, 3 p.m. to dusk
  • Wednesday, Nov. 7, 3 p.m. to dusk
  • Saturday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Compost site will remain open as weather permits. An announcement will be issued at time of closure.

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Temporary four-way stops in use during traffic light replacement

A temporary four-way stop will be in effect between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for traffic signal work on the following days and locations:

  • Lincoln Avenue and College Avenue – Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • Lincoln Avenue and Washington Street – Thursday, Oct. 25

The public is reminded to exercise caution, pay close attention to all traffic control signage and to be aware of all construction workers and equipment in the construction zone.
Wright Electric is the contractor for this project.

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

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Third Street disruptions, closures starting Oct. 22

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, Oberstar, Inc. will be proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacements on Third Street between Fisher Street and Mather Street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last less than one week for this phase of the project. Access to Mather Street will be available by means of Fourth Street.

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

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Beginning Monday, Aug. 19, A. Jacobson Landscaping will be planting within the Wright Street and Presque Isle Avenue roundabouts. This project is expected to be completed Friday, Aug. 23.

Motorists are encouraged to slow down and use caution while traveling these areas.
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Today (8/6) is the day of the August primary. City residents can visit www.marquettemi.gov/elections for information on polling locations and their ballot. Polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning and will remain open continuously until 8 p.m.

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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

 

Hours

City Hall:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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