Presque Isle Avenue to close temporarily on June 5

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, Presque Isle Avenue, between Wright Street and Norwood Street, will be closed to through traffic for sanitary sewer work near the Wright Street intersection. The duration of this closure will be short, and plans are to have it open by 2 p.m. that same day.

The Presque Isle Avenue work will detour traffic to Fitch Street, Norwood Street, and Presque Isle Avenue. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

Hebert Construction is the general contractor for this project.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

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South Lake Street closing June 4 for construction

To facilitate water main construction work, South Lake Street, between US 41 and Hampton Street, will be closed to through traffic beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 4. The road is expected to be opened by 5 p.m. that same day.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.
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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Lane closures planned during flower planting

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, June 1, South Front Street/U.S. 41, from Furnace Street to the roundabout, will be tapered down to one lane heading north, to accommodate 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 2, starting at 6 a.m. the southbound lane of South Front Street/U.S. 41, from Jackson Street to Furnace Street, 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 slow down and use caution while traveling this area.

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Iron Range Roll set for June 2

The 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals will be sponsoring the annual Iron Range Roll on Saturday, June 2.
No streets will be closed for the event and the runners and bicyclists that are participating in the event are to follow the rules of the road. However, motorists are asked to be aware of the runners and bicyclists crossing the following locations between 1 and 4:30 p.m.:

  • Iron Ore Heritage Trail crossing at Wilson Street
  • Washington Street and 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 to 4:30 p.m.

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Corpus Christi procession scheduled for June 3

Beginning at noon on Sunday, June 3, the Diocese of Marquette will be hosting a procession.

The procession will begin at noon at St. Peter’s Cathedral and proceed north on Fourth Street to St. Michael’s Church.

The procession will occur on Fourth Street and will have a police escort. Motorists traveling on Fourth Street are asked to avoid the procession and use an alternative route.

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Summer hours now in effect in City parks

The City of Marquette’s official Park hours go into effect Wednesday, May 30. The City parks hours are from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. There is no camping or overnight parking allowed in any city park.

As of Wednesday, May 30, the road around Presque Isle will be closed for walking hours on the following days and times:

  • Monday and Wednesday: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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Foster Home Awareness 5k run scheduled for May 26

On Saturday, May 26, from 8 a.m. to noon, the Foster Home Awareness 5K Run will be held in Marquette.

This event will begin at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, and participants will proceed north along the multi-use pathway to a turnaround point between Fair Avenue and Wright Street. They will return along the same route and finish in Mattson Lower Harbor Park.

The event is to occur exclusively on the multi-use pathway and participants are to follow the rules of the road, however the public is asked to be aware of and considerate toward people crossing the street.

Phase 1 of Presque Isle Avenue reconstruction project to begin

The first phase of the Presque Isle Avenue reconstruction project will begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. The first phase will include the east half of the street from Wright Street to a point south of Center Street. The west half will be open to two-way traffic. This is the first phase of four phases with this phase expected to last four weeks.

The Presque Isle Avenue work will detour truck traffic from Presque Isle Avenue to Fair Avenue, Lakeshore Boulevard, Wright Street, and back on to Presque Isle Avenue. This detour route is only for truck traffic and will remain this way for the duration of the project. Local truck deliveries for businesses along Presque Isle Avenue from Wright Street to Fair Avenue will have access to this area. Businesses in this area are open and patrons will have access to them.
Traffic will experience lane shifts at each end of this phase. 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 page under the Presque Isle Avenue Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.

Hebert Construction Company is the general contractor for this project.
The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

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Timeline PhotosJULY 27 CITY COMMISSION MEETING: PARTICIPATION DETAILS
Due to Executive Orders issued from the Office of the Governor, the July 27 City Commission meeting will be held without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically.
The meeting will be streamed on Channel 191 and YouTube starting at 6 p.m. Please note that the livestreams may have at least a 20 second delay.

Public Participation
There will be two options for public participation in the meetings: phone conferencing or written comment. There will be two public comment periods during each meeting, one at the beginning and one at the end. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address. Written comments will be limited to 500 words. Written comments can be submitted directly to shobbins@marquettemi.gov, written submissions will be accepted until 12 p.m. on Monday, July 27. To make a comment over the phone, please call 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 826 8302 4683.
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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

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