Fourth Street Closure

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, Smith Construction Inc. will be closing Fourth Street between Washington Street and Arch Street to remove and replace sections of curb. A detour route will be provided via Third Street and access to residents and businesses will be maintained. The street is expected to reopen Thursday, June 8.

This work is a prerequisite for the resurfacing of these streets. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all traffic control measures. Additional announcements will be made regarding the upcoming resurfacing activities.

City Master Plan Community Workshop on June 14

The City of Marquette is hosting a Master Plan workshop to gather the community’s ideas related to these potential redevelopment sites: the Marquette Mall (2025 US Hwy 41), the area around Tadych’s Marketplace, the Washington Street Corridor from US-41 to 3rd Street, the area west of Lakeshore Boulevard from E. Ridge Street to E. Fair Avenue, and the South Marquette commercial area along US-41 from Shiras Drive to Genesee Street.

The workshop will be held at Lakeview Arena (401 E. Fair Avenue) on June 14 from 6-8 p.m.

The City’s consultant team is requesting that interested individuals register for the workshop so that the team can ensure adequate space and supplies at the event. RSVP for the workshop by visiting the project website at

All registered participants will receive a pre-workshop packet with more details about each potential

redevelopment site and some questions to get folks thinking about what is possible at each location.

“These redevelopment sites were identified as a result of the public input and their future success is critical to the fabric of our community”,” says Dennis Stachewicz, Director of Community Development. “We look forward to exploring with workshop participants their vision for these sites and how they could change and connect to surrounding areas of our city.” 

This is one of multiple community engagement activities to inform the City of Marquette Master Plan project.  To learn more about the master plan, and to sign up for project updates, please visit

Art Week 2023 Community Built Art Installation

“We Make Our City/Our City Makes Us” is an interactive cardboard installation that will be built throughout the month of June by City of Marquette Art Week 2023 Artist in Residence - Amber Dohrenwend. The completed installation will then be on display in July in the City’s Deo Gallery (Marquette Arts & Culture Center on the Lower Level of Peter White Public Library). The sculpture will be built with cardboard strips, cut from bicycle boxes sourced in our community, and staplers will be used to hold the strips together.

The installation process welcomes community contributions during open studio hours. All hours will be open to drop in participants. Participation is open to all ages. Under 12 must attend with an adult.

More information about the installation and Art Week can be found on

We Make Our City / Our City Makes Us – Interactive Cardboard Installation

  • Saturday, June 3, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. PWPL
  • Thursday, June 8, 9:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. PWPL, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Opening Reception
  • Friday, June 9, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. PWPL
  • Saturday, June 10, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Farmer's Market Commons, 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m PWPL
  • Thursday, June 15, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. PWPL
  • Friday, June 16, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. PWPL
  • Saturday, June 17, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Farmer's Market Commons, 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. PWPL

Art Week 2023 -Interactive Cardboard Installation Events

  • Monday, June 19, 9:30a.m.-1:00 p.m. PWPL, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Marquette Harbor Lighthouse Park
  • Tuesday, June 20, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. PWPL, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Hurley Park
  • Wednesday, June 21, 12:00 p.m. Artist Talk at Mqt Commons, 1:00 p.m.-4:00p.m. Marquette Commons, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Niemisto Pocket Park

Iron Range Roll

Marquette Connect will be sponsoring the annual Iron Range Roll on Saturday, June 3, 2023.   

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 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 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.

First Thursday Gallery Stroll

On Thursday, June 1, beginning at 3:00 p.m. and continuing through 9:00 p.m. Ohio Street between Fourth Street and Third Street will be closed to through traffic for an event sponsored by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

No detour will be provided.

Residents will be able to access their homes from Fourth Street during the event.  Pedestrian traffic along Ohio Street will be maintained.

Marquette City Manager Community Office After-Hours

Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will be holding her first community office after-hours on Wednesday, June 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Provisions located at 401 South Lakeshore Boulevard.  The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.

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