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Duluth officials conduct initial assessment following storm surge

By Pakou Ly City of Duluth officials have conducted a very preliminary assessment of the damages as a result of yesterday’s storm surge. During the assessment, the city reviewed multiple areas such as Park Point, Brighton Beach, the Lakewalk Trail and western neighborhoods. Erosion, downed trees, flooding, and dislodged boards and amenities were prevalent. Additional and more thorough assessments will occur in the coming days. The city continues to communicate with its county and state…

Superior Street Reconstruction Word on the Street Weekly Update

DULUTH, Minn. — October 1-5, 2018 By Pakou Ly Wrap-up of This Week . Waterproofing and sidewalk work continued in front of the Duluth Library. Foot traffic may enter the Library through Michigan Street. . The westbound driving lane between 3rd Avenue W and 5th Avenue W was installed as well as the roadway heading on 4th Avenue W. . Curb and gutter between 5th Avenue W. and 7th Avenue W was installed. . The…

Lakewalk restoration below Fitger’s to begin Monday

By Pakou Ly DULUTH, Minn. — As the one-year anniversary of the October 2017 storm surge approaches, the City of Duluth is making it a priority to ensure that an essential segment of the Lakewalk Trail is restored before the full onset of winter as part of a multi-phase restoration. Starting Monday, the city’s contractor will be mobilizing equipment, installing protective fencing around the project zone and temporarily removing the boardwalk as part of an…

Imagine Canal Park launch party Friday afternoon

By Pakou Ly Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, city officials and community partners are hosting an official Launch Party for Imagine Canal Park at 3 p.m. Friday in the Lighthouse Parking Lot, next to the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center. As part of the short-term demonstration project, the city has created pedestrian oriented spaces to increase public engagement and activate unique locations. Visitors to Canal Park have already experienced the new way finding signs, sidewalk decals…

Duluth to implement pilot project in Canal Park

By Pakou Ly Canal Park will once again host uniquely crafted community-oriented spaces as part of Imagine Canal Park in September. The City of Duluth and its community partners are planning to activate and energize the Lighthouse Parking Lot, located at 504 Canal Park Drive, into an interactive and fun “pop up” community park space for two weeks from September 4-17, as well as a pedestrian plaza on Buchanan Street. Installations in the Lighthouse Lot…

Duluth Planning recognizes development projects and organizations

By Pakou Ly This year, the City of Duluth adopted Imagine Duluth 2035, a comprehensive plan laying out the city’s vision for the next 20 years. Imagine Duluth addresses the main categories of economic development, energy conservation, open space, transportation and housing. Good development and implementation of the comprehensive plan does not happen without help, dedication, and investment from our institutions, business owners, citizen advocates, developers, and other community partners. Because of this, the Department…