14th Avenue Reopens in Sturgeon Bay

A portion of north 14th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay that had been closed to traffic this week is now open again. City Engineer Chad Shechik says the weather held out just long enough. The segment of north 14th near the former highway shop was closed to through traffic for the installation of new sanitary and water services. Shefchik says the county asphalt plants are not … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Looking for Citizen Committee Members to Consider Road Funding

Sturgeon Bay Mayor Thad Birmingham wants to find the most equitable funding solution to meet the need of expanded street repairs in the city. Recently, the city council has been talking about the possibility of creating a “wheel tax” to provide funding that would bankroll street upgrades closer to the desired goal of doing the work every 30 years, rather that the current average of … Continue reading

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New Contract Awarded To Bay Shipbuilding

Fincantieri/Bay Shipbuilding has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build an articulated tug barge or A.T.B. for delivery in late 2017. The contract, recently signed by the Fincantieri Marine Group, includes an option for a second A.T.B. unit to potentially be delivered in 2018. Todd Thayse, vice-president and general manager of the shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, says the new contract is good … Continue reading

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