Iron Range Roll set for June 1

Connect Marquette will be sponsoring the sixth annual Iron Range Roll on Saturday, June 1.
No streets will be closed for the event. Bicyclists that are participating in the event are to follow the rules of the road, however motorists are asked to be aware of the bicyclists crossing the following locations between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

  • Iron Ore Heritage Trail crossing at Wilson Street
  • Washington Street & McClellan Avenue intersection
  • Multi-use path crossing at Fifth Street
  • Multi-use path crossing at Fourth Street

Marquette City Police will provide traffic control at the intersection of Washington and McClellan from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Lane closures planned for Petunia Pandemonium planting

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 31, South Front Street/U.S. 41 – from Furnace St. to the roundabout – will be tapered down to one lane heading north for the Marquette Beautification Committee’s annual planting of petunias. The lane is expected to be open to through traffic at 3 p.m.
On Saturday, June 1, starting at 6 a.m., the southbound lane of South Front Street/U.S. 41 – from Jackson to Furnace – will be tapered down to one lane heading south for the planting of petunias. All lanes are expected to be open to through traffic at 1 p.m. the same day.
Motorists are encouraged to slowdown and use caution while traveling this area.

Ceremony planned for May 28 for bicycle friendly community award

The League of American Bicyclists this month designated Marquette, upon application, as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) at their Silver level. There will be a ceremony today at 5:30 p.m. outside of Marquette City Hall to recognize this honor, as well as those who are engaged in activities that foster and support a bicycle-friendly community in the Marquette area.
City staff will also announce plans for designating a network of on-street bicycle routes, which will begin next month. A certificate of award will also be presented to the City Commission at their meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Of 475 communities in the US to be recognized as a BFC, only 20% are at the Silver level or higher.
  • This is the third time Marquette has been awarded as a BFC, the first award in 2010 was a Bronze-level award.

Front Street reconstruction project to start Tuesday

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, Front Street between Arch Street and Michigan Street will be closed to through traffic for reconstruction work. This project is expected to last four weeks.
The Front Street work will detour traffic to Arch Street, Third Street and Michigan Street. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.
A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Front Street Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.
Oberstar, Inc. is the general contractor for this project.
The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

Street disruptions scheduled during milling and paving work

As part of the ongoing Street Improvement Project, Payne & Dolan, Inc. will begin milling on Tuesday, May 28. Paving will begin on Wednesday, June 5. All work is scheduled to take place under flag control or temporary closure to thru traffic. The work will take place, approximately, between May 28 and June 14, and will impact several areas around the City.

City office, Commission schedules altered around holiday

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 close at noon on Friday, May 24, and will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
The Memorial Day holiday also means that the regular City Commission meeting, typically held the last Monday of each month, is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
Following the Memorial Day holiday, City offices will begin summer hours, opening at 7:30 a.m. and closing at 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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The Phil Niemisto statue, located in the Phil Niemisto Pocket Park on the 100 block of West Washington Street, will be removed for the winter for repairs by artist Earl Senchuk. The statue will be replaced in the spring of 2020. ... See MoreSee Less

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Effective immediately, Lincoln Ave. will be closed to through traffic between Cleveland Ave. and Magnetic St., due to a water main break. Repair is expected to be completed by the end of day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to recent snow accumulations, the fall leaf pickup has been suspended, and no further leaf pickup will take place this year. The compost site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd. will be open for disposal for the last day of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to dark. Crews will return in the spring to
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The City of Marquette household rubbish drop-off site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road, will be open for the last day of the season, on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Compost site will be open Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to dusk. This site will then be closed for the season.

An announcement will be issued when both sites reopen Spring 2020.
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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: 8 am - 5 pm

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

Closed Saturday and Sunday

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