‘Superheroes on the Run’ events set for July 6

On Saturday, July 6, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing through 1 p.m., the Superior Arts Youth Theater will be hosting “Superheroes on the Run”. Events will include a kids 1-mile run, a 5k run and a 10k run on the multi-use path.
The runs begin at Lakeview Arena and head north along the multi-use path adjacent to Lakeshore Boulevard toward Presque Isle Park. The 1-mile run will turn around before the intersection with Wright Street. The 5k runners will turn around near the Dead River Bridge. The 10k race continues to and around Presque Isle before returning. Returning runners will use the multi-use path along Pine Street and finish west of Lakeview Arena.
No roads will be closed; however the public is asked to be aware of pedestrians crossing the streets.

Angeli office hours planned for July 10

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, July 10, 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.

Road closures planned during July 4 Parade

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, Washington Street, from McClellan Avenue to Third Street, and Third, from Washington to Baraga Avenue, will be closed to through traffic in order to accommodate the annual Fourth of July Parade. Third and Washington are scheduled to re-open as soon as the parade is completed.

Additional roads will be closed for parade staging beginning at 10 a.m. These include:

  • McClellan from Baraga to Ridge Street
  • Areas on Baraga east and west of McClellan
  • Areas on Baraga east and west of Third

These areas will open to traffic as soon as the parade is completed.
North Front Street will remain open as an emergency vehicle route.

BLP budget sessions planned

The following is a calendar of budget activity for the Marquette Board of Light and Power:

  • June 3, 2019: Distribution of FY ’20 preliminary budget to the Board, as required by City Charter
  • August 23, 2019: Special Board meeting – Budget work session at 9 a.m.
  • September 10, 2019: Special Board meeting – 2nd Budget work session (if necessary)
  • September 24, 2019: Public Hearing at regular Board meeting
  • September 24, 2019: Adoption of FY ’20 budget at regular Board meeting

Traffic disruptions possible during sidewalk replacement

Beginning the week of July 1, various areas in the City of Marquette will experience traffic and sidewalk disruptions due to the City’s annual sidewalk repair and replacement program. Arrow Constructions will be performing the work at various locations throughout the City of Marquette.

For those residents being directly affected with sidewalk replacements fronting their homes the contractor will provide you with information on the process.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through these areas and be aware of all traffic control. Work is scheduled to last five weeks.

Park Street reconstruction beginning July 1

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 1 Park Street between Fourth Street and Lee Street will be closed to through traffic for Phase 1 reconstruction work. This is the first of two phases. The phase 1 limits will incorporate the eastern half of this block and this phase is expected to last four weeks.

The Park Street phase 1 work will detour traffic to Fourth Street, Magnetic Street and Lee 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 Park Street Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.

Smith 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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City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

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