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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Duluth Communications Office
Mayor Roger J. Reinert
411 West First Street • Duluth, Minnesota 55802 • www.duluthmn.gov
For more information, please call 218-730-5309
 
DATE: 4/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
SUBJECT: City invites the public to attend 2022 Street Preservation Project public meetings
BY: Kate Van Daele, Public Information Officer
 

City invites the public to attend 2022 Street Preservation Project public meetings

[Duluth, MN] Street construction season is just around the corner! The City of Duluth will be holding two public information meetings to share the planned 2022 street preservation project. The meetings will be held virtually on Wednesday, April 6, from noon – 1 p.m. and 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. This project includes approximately 25 different street segments that will be improved this year across the city.

In 2017, a majority of Duluth residents voted to approve a ½ percent sales tax referendum that would fund a Street Improvement Program. The state legislature authorized the City to implement the tax in 2019, and the program started in 2020. To date, 23.6 miles of roads have been improved as a part of this program. The Street Improvement Program has funded these projects.

The street projects will involve resurfacing and storm repairs and ADA upgrades at intersections. The projects should be able to maintain local access to homes and businesses; if not, temporary detours will be set up. Some residential and business driveways will require concrete work, and notice will be given to individual residents when access will be limited. The projects should not affect mail delivery or garbage pickup.

To join the virtual meeting please follow the steps below:

1.           Link to https://duluthmn.gov/live-meeting/   

2.           Click on “Planning & Development Public Meetings”

3.           Click on “2022 Duluth Street Projects Public Info Session”

To view a list of the project locations, or for more information, please visit  https://duluthmn.gov/media/12902/resident-letter-signed.pdf.

For those who cannot attend the meetings, a recording of the meeting will be posted at https://duluthmn.gov/engineering/. To access the recording, click on the Sales Tax Streets Project tab on the left side of the page.    

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