reconstruction

Experience the Superior Street Reconstruction Walking Tour

Tours are Given by The Duluth Experience, Paid for by the City of Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s not every day you have the chance to take a tour of a construction site in the heart of a city. The Duluth Experience is teaming up with the City of Duluth during reconstruction of Superior Street to provide locals and tourists an up close and personal view of history in the making. “They enjoy all…

Lakewalk Getting Closer to Full Repair

Phase Two of the Lakewalk hopes to be completed by August

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth’s storm-battered Lakewalk is getting closer to a full repair. Phase one of the Lakewalk reconstruction is now wrapped up behind the Fitger’s Complex. A new concrete seawall is now in place after high waves from storms in 2017 and 2018 tore the area a part. A spokesperson for Fitger’s tells us it’s been quite a wild ride….

City Holds Last Meeting Before Superior Street Reconstruction Begins

Project leaders met with business leaders and residents at Greysolon Ballroom.

DULUTH, Minn.- The City of Duluth plans to close down Superior Street from Lake Avenue to Fourth Avenue West this summer for a four–block reconstruction project. The work starts next Monday, so city officials met with business leaders and residents to talk strategy, get feedback, and answer questions about the remodel. Their big message: it’ll be a rough construction period, but…

MPCA Awaits Its Turn To Clean Up Minnesota Slip

DULUTH, Minn.- The Minnesota Slip seawall reconstruction project continues. We spoke with officials at Minnesota Pollution Control Agency who say the project is a long time coming, practically for over 20 years. Removal of the contaminated sediment in the Minnesota Slip in Canal Park by the MPCA will begin October first through November. Before this process begins the new seawall needs to…

Phase Two of Belknap Highway Reconstruction Begins In Superior

Businesses brace for slump during Belknap construction project

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Phase two of the Belknap Highway 2 Reconstruction Project in Superior is now underway. The $23 million project includes transforming the center section from John Avenue to Birch Avenue. Michael DeMeo has owned Big Apple Bagel in Superior for five years. Last year when the first phase of this project happened he saw a 50 percent decrease…

Expect A New Look For Superior Street In Downtown Duluth

You're advised to use the parking ramps during the duration of the construction to help with parking issues.

DULUTH, Minn. – The start of a major reconstruction project in downtown Duluth is getting closer. The multi–million dollar project will be divided into three separate phases and take three years to complete. City officials believe if everything goes according to plan Northland Constructors of Duluth will be awarded the bid to handle this project at the next city council…

Special Report: Preparing for Performance at the NorShor

After Eight Years of Discussion and Renovations, New Life, New Legacy Takes Center Stage at Dultuh's NorShor Theatre

DULUTH, Minn. – Since 1914, the Duluth Playhouse has managed to captivate audiences from around the world. Now, they’re hoping a new venue they manage known as the NorShor Theatre, will help attract thousands more to the area for years to come. Recent revitalization is proving to be meaningful for many as the production of Mamma Mia! takes center stage….

Duluth International Airport Will Reopen Its Main Runway

While the 9/27 Runway Was Closed the Crosswind Runway Was Used

DULUTH, Minn. – If you’ve traveled in or out of the Duluth International Airport lately, you may have dealt with frustrating delays or cancellations during the runway reconstruction project. Airport officials tell us early winter weather and fog are to blame. As planes need the best weather possible to land on the shorter runway during construction of the main runway. Airport Executive Director Tom Werner…