City Manager offers June 12 Office Hours

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. 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.

Birch Avenue traffic disruptions planned during construction

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, Oberstar, Inc. will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacement on Birch Avenue from Waldo Street to Center Street. This work is the prerequisite for the milling and overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last two weeks for this phase of the project. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.
The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.

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.

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