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Duluth's East 4th Street to Close for Emergency Utility Repairs

Categories: 2012 Press Releases | Author: Rani Douville | Posted: 3/5/2012 | Views: 16978

N E W S   R E L E A S E

March 5, 2012

CONTACT:
Steve Krasaway, Resident Engineer
St. Louis County Public Works Department
Duluth, MN (218) 625-3841

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    

Duluth’s East 4th Street to Close for Emergency Utility Repairs from March 7th to March 23rd

The St. Louis County Public Works Department will be closing down a one block section of East 4th Street between 6th and 7th Ave. East, in the city of Duluth, to repair a collapsing manhole starting March 7, 2012. The manhole, located near the edge of the driving lane over an old storm water tunnel, is in the process of collapsing and requires immediate replacement prior to spring runoff.  Due to this repair, the City of Duluth Utility Operations will also be on site replacing water valves and installing a water main.

Motorists are requested to use the posted detour during this repair period. The posted detour for westbound traffic will be 10th Ave. East, 3rd Street, and 6th Ave. East. The posted detour for eastbound traffic will be 6th Ave. East, 2nd Street, and 10th Ave. East. Access to local businesses will still be available. The estimated project completion date is March 23, 2012.

Questions may be directed to Steve Krasaway, Resident Engineer, St. Louis County Public Works Department, at (218) 625-3841.

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