Thursday, June 14, 2012
Roundabout was designed and built with the goal of providing more connectivity and more options for distributing traffic in downtown Duluth area.
Duluth officials, residents and guests gathered on the lawn of the Glancy Rehabilitation Center and dedicated the new Roundabout as early Thursday morning traffic circled it. Vehicles were stopped briefly for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the Roundabout itself. The city later plans to erect a specially commissioned piece of artwork and to landscape the grassy mound in the center of the Roundabout. AGCO has donated funds for the artwork. The Irvindale Roundabout was designed and built with “the goal of providing more connectivity around the downtown Duluth area and more options for distributing traffic,” Mayor Nancy Harris said. It links McClure Bridge Road, Irvindale Road and West Lawrenceville Street and will eventually connect with the …
Monday, June 11, 2012
The Roundabout, part of a significant gateway to downtown Duluth, connects several roads that converge near Glancy Rehabilitation Center.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Duluth officials invite citizens to join them at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, on the lawn of Glancy Rehabilitation Center for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of the Roundabout and McClure Bridge Road improvements. The Roundabout is part of a significant gateway to downtown Duluth. The Roundabout connects McClure Bridge Road with West Lawrenceville Street and Irvindale Road, which converge near the rehab center. Eventually, the Roundabout will link these roads with the future Hospital Connector. The Roundabout was designed to improve traffic flow and connectivity in the downtown area. As part of the project, McClure Bridge Road from Pleasant Hill Road to Glancy Rehabilitation Center was fully rebuilt including a new …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Community Volunteer League to create courtyard in pocket parking lot on West Lawrenceville Street next to Wallace Reid Studio and behind Main Street shops.
Downtown Duluth shoppers will have a courtyard to rest their feet and restaurant patrons a place to wait for tables when the Community Volunteer League turns a pocket parking lot on West Lawrenceville Street into an inviting garden courtyard. The parking lot lies next to Wallace Reid Studio and behind Main Street shops in the Old City Hall Block. The city owns the property. The Duluth City Council on Jan. 9 approved revised plans for the courtyard with conditions developed during several months of discussion at meetings of the Duluth Downtown Development Association and council work sessions. The Community Volunteer League, led by DDA Secretary Shelly Howard, serves as an arm of the DDA. The league plans to create the courtyard with …
Monday, August 1, 2011
Improvements include new sidewalks, curb and gutter, drainage, and slight road widening.
Installation of sidewalks and other improvements along Davenport Road from Buford Highway to just past Bromley Rowe is nearly complete ahead of schedule. Workmen were laying sod on lawns of houses along the road last week. The improvements include new five-foot sidewalks on both sides of the street, curb and gutter, drainage, repaving, and road widening to accommodate two full-lane widths, curbs and gutters. The approximate length of the project is 2,400 linear feet. The contractor SD&C Inc. began work April 4 with completion scheduled for October. Duluth Economic Development Manager Chris McGahee reported on the progress of the improvements at the Duluth Downtown Development Authority meeting July 26. The sidewalks will improve pedestrian…