Effective immediately the Presque Isle loop is closed for the season.
Beginning Wednesday, November 1, all parks will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The southbound lane of Front Street between Main Street and Spring Street will be closed Wednesday, November 1, 2023, from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Southbound traffic will be detoured around the closure via Main Street, Third Street, and Baraga Avenue. Northbound traffic on Front Street will remain unaffected.
The public is advised to take caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.
On Saturday October 28, 2023, from 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Spring Street will be closed between Third Street and Lakeshore Boulevard for the start of the Queen City Running Company’s Trick or Trot running race. The course will utilize the city multi-use path/Iron Ore Heritage Trail from Mattson Park south to the city limits. No other streets will be closed. Motorists are asked to take caution when travelling in the area.
On Saturday October 28, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Washington Street will be closed between Fourth Street and Front Street for the Marquette Downtown Development Authority’s annual trick or treating event. A detour will be provided around the closure. Motorists are asked to take caution when travelling in the area.
The Winter Parking Ban will begin Wednesday, November 1, 2023 and will run through Monday, April 1, 2024. There is No Parking on any city street between the hours of 1:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. during this time period.
Vehicles owners not complying with the Winter Parking Ban are subject to a $75.00 fine under Marquette City Code Sec. 46-67(28). Vehicle owners could also be subject to having their vehicle towed if it is impeding snow removal efforts by the plow crews.
Vehicle owners are encouraged to make off-street parking arrangements for their vehicles for the winter as soon as possible. Cooperation by everyone will make it easier for the crews to do their job and make the roads safer for everyone.
As fall brush and leaf cleanup preparations begin, please remember not to place leaves in the road or along the curb line. This causes leaves to collect in the storm drains and creates flooding in the streets. This sediment is also entering the storm drain system with the potential of plugging the storm water main.
Leaves must be placed behind the curb line, not in the street. Residents not complying will be in violation of Section 38-22(c) of the Marquette City Code. We are also reminding motorists to avoid parking in positions that block access to leaf piles, or they will not be picked up.
The collection schedule is as follows:
Brush Collection: October 23 – 27
Leaf Collection: October 30 – November 10
Please visit the City of Marquette website www.marquettemi.gov for further information.
The work at the Bluff St. Ramp elevator/stair tower planned for October 18, 2023 had to be rescheduled:
On October 21, the Bluff Street Ramp elevator/stair tower on the west side of the ramp will be temporarily closed at the Bluff Alley level for door repairs. We will reopen this level as soon as the repairs are done. Please use caution around the repair work.
CITY OF MARQUETTE PARTICIPATING IN STATEWIDE EARLY VOTING PILOT PROGRAM
Voters registered in the City of Marquette will have the ability to vote early in this November’s election. The City is one of several municipalities statewide working in partnership with the State of Michigan to conduct an early voting pilot program this year.
The Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front Street, has been selected as the early voting site location for registered voters in the city. City voters will have the option of casting an early ballot in the days leading up to the November 7 election; the early voting site will be open Thursday, November 2 – Sunday, November 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Early voting is simply an additional option for voters. Absentee balloting procedures remain unchanged, and the City’s standard in-person Election Day precincts will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Beginning next year, early voting will be an option for all Michigan voters, as guaranteed by Proposal 2 of 2022, which was approved by Michigan voters last year.
Additional election-related information can be found at www.marquettemi.gov/vote.
Beginning October 18, 2023 a temporary detour will be in effect on Peter White Dr. at Presque Isle to facilitate installing the Presque Isle Arch until completion of the project. Vehicles will be routed through the Presque Isle boat launch.
300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855
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