Polar Roll Snow Bike Race

There will be a 35-mile snow bike race in Marquette on Saturday, Feb. 17, which will include minor traffic delays and rerouting.

The 35-mile race will start on Washington Street between Third Street and Front Street at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17. The race will continue down Washington Street to Lakeshore Boulevard and proceed south toward Main Street. At Main Street the race will enter the multi-use path and proceed south to Cliffs Power Road to the South Trails System. Racers will cross Grove Street by the Golf Course and Wilson Street west of Econo Foods. From here, the race will proceed along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail and finish at the Ishpeming High School.

Washington Street will be closed from the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race from the night before and will remain closed from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard until 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Front Street and Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed for a short period of time to allow the bike race participants to proceed on their designated route.

Grove Street and Wilson Street will not be closed for this event; however, vehicles could be delayed for up to 30 minutes on Grove Street and Wilson Street at the Harlow Farms subdivision and drivers are encouraged to travel an alternative route. Motorists are advised to be cautious and courteous of bicyclists on Cliffs Power Road and any of the designated street crossings.

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City Hall:

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

+1 906-228-0435

M-F: 8 am - 5 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday
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