MCACA grant workshop planned

The City of Marquette Arts & Culture Division will host a grant workshop on Wednesday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to noon, organized by representatives from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The workshop is an opportunity for local organizations and other potential applicants to learn about the grant opportunities available through the MCACA, focusing on guidelines and the online application process. The workshop is free and open to the public; pre-registration or RSVPs are not required.
In addition to the workshop, the MCACA will host an informal town hall listening session from 1 to 3 p.m. to gather feedback from community members as they develop their new strategic plan over the next year.
Both events will take place in the Marquette Arts & Culture Center in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. For additional questions and information please contact the City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center at 228-0472 or arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

City to hold Lakeshore Boulevard info session

City staff will be conducting an April 3 informational session, aimed at educating the public about the proposed Lakeshore Boulevard project.
The forum is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 3 in the Citizens’ Forum room in Lakeview Arena, located at 401 E. Fair Ave. in Marquette. This session will include an explanation of the project by City staff and will provide an opportunity for residents to review the basics of the proposal.

DLZ receives award for local transportation project

Detroit, MI – On March 2, 2019, DLZ Michigan, Inc. was presented the Engineering Honorable Conceptor Award at this year’s American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) Excellence Awards at Motor City Casino’s Sound Board for the Marquette Hospital Transportation Improvements Project. The City of Marquette’s Mik Kilpela and DLZ’s Matt Hamel accepted the award.
DLZ was retained by the City of Marquette for this complex, tight scheduled design. The primary purpose of this project was to design and construct transportation improvements on US-41/M-28 and locally to accommodate the increased traffic due to the new Marquette Hospital. The project included three roundabouts, two stream crossings, and a flood control basin. DLZ also served as the primary coordinator between the City of Marquette, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the Federal Highway Administration. Given that a majority of the project was on an MDOT route, MDOT was heavily involved and issued the final permit. DLZ’s technical abilities and communication efforts were vital in completing the project to the highest standards.
Additionally, DLZ’s recent acquisition, Johnson & Anderson, Inc., was presented the Engineering Merit Award for their design of the Port of Monroe Shipping Terminal in Monroe, MI. DLZ is excited about the acquisition of Johnson & Anderson, Inc. and the water resources and municipal engineering experience that they will bring to the DLZ team.

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