Duluth Avenue Expected to be Re-Opened by End of Week

According to Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shefchik, planning for an upgrade to the Duluth Avenue corridor was being done as far back as 2011 and now the project is close to full completion. Shefchik says in the next few days the remainder of the landscaping restorations, sign installations, and, pavement markings will be completed. He says the contractor is expected to be removing the … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Nearing Completion

Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shefchik has provided another update on the Duluth Avenue project. The concrete work and rough grading has been completed. The second lift of asphalt is in, now what remains is pavement markings and sign installation. Some of this work is weather dependent. Meanwhile all drivers are reminded to stay off the road as long as the “road closed” signs are … Continue reading

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Michigan Street Bridge Will be Closed Monday

The Department of Transportation has announced that the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will be closed to all vehicle and foot traffic Monday, from 7AM to 3PM. The work could continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, if needed. The purpose of the project is to complete electrical repairs and painting. The Door County Highway Department will handle the closure and the DOT will be doing … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Expected to be Complete in August

The Duluth Avenue road project in Sturgeon Bay continues to show progress with projections indicating a completion date next month. In his latest update, City Engineer Chad ShefchiK says new curbing on Duluth, from south of west Oak Street to Maple Street, including the Maple Street realignment, has been completed. Shefchik says current work is focusing on the new sidewalks and driveway aprons throughout that … Continue reading

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Drivers Asked to Avoid Duluth Avenue in Sturgeon Bay

Drivers are being asked to avoid the Duluth Avenue construction zone in Sturgeon Bay for the time being. The north portions of the project are starting to look close to completion, but a lot of construction activities are going on in the area. Contractors have been reporting higher than expected traffic in the work zones. Because of safety concerns, motorists are being reminded to use … Continue reading

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Gas Line Relocation Continues on 5th Avenue in Sturgeon Bay

The Sturgeon Bay Municipal Services Department has provided an update on its north 5th Avenue road project, between Iowa and Georgia Streets. While gas line relocation work continues, the city street will be closed to through traffic from 7AM to 5PM on work days. The street will be open to traffic over the weekend and on the 4th of July. The gas line project is … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on Highway 42 Improvements in Northern Door

A public meeting on proposed improvements to Highway 42, from Bluff Lane in Gibraltar to Country Walk Drive in Sister Bay, has been scheduled for Thursday, June 28th at Gibraltar Elementary School in Fish Creek. The meeting, which is expected to run from 5 to 6:30PM, features a short presentation at 5:15. The remainder of the event will follow an open house format. The proposed … Continue reading

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Work Resumes on Highway 57 Project in Northern Door

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says work on the Highway 57 road project, from Baileys Harbor to Sister Bay, resumed Tuesday. The DOT says the contractor will work on the second layer of asphalt all the way to Canterbury lane. Highway 57 will remain open during the work. However, motorists will encounter flagging operations that may cause minor delays. The project on just under eight … Continue reading

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Duluth Avenue Project Progressing

Sturgeon Bay City Engineer Chad Shechik has provided an update on the Duluth Avenue street project. Shefchik says this week the contractor will be starting the storm sewer improvements at west Maple Street. Therefore, the intersection of west Maple and Duluth Avenue will be closed to all traffic. While the Maple Street intersection is closed, the west Oak Street intersection will remain open to local … Continue reading

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Bridge Cleaning in Sturgeon Bay Next Week

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that Sturgeon Bay’s three bridges will be closed on separate days next week for cleaning. The DOT says the closures, from 7AM to 3PM, are for washing out machinery spaces, bridge grates and decks. The plan calls for full closure of the Michigan Street Bridge on Monday, the Maple/Oregon Street Bridge on Tuesday, and the Bay View Bridge … Continue reading

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