ESCANABA – Despite construction this week on Ludington and 14th Streets in Escanaba, Mayor Marc Tall says the city is still struggling to keep up with the road repair needs of the city.
Tall has advocated spending more on city roads from the general fund but he says it is not enough to keep up with the city’s deteriorating roads.
“It’s true that we have well over half of the city streets that need improvement. We cannot tackle them all at once -we clearly don’t have enough money for that – but we are working on the major projects and every year we get a few more blocks done,” Tall said.
Ludington Street from 3rd Street to 9th Street
August 17 milling is expected to begin. Milling will be done with flag control. Please do not park ahead of the milling operation. Milling is expected to take one day.
August 18-19 the street will be prepped for paving. The street will be open.
August 22 the street will be paved. The street will be closed during paving. Paving is expected to be one day.
Ludington Street from 9th to Stephenson
August 12 – milling is ongoing and will be completed today. Milling is being done with flag control and the street is open. Please do not park ahead of the milling operation.
August 13 the street will be prepped for paving. The street will be open.
August 15 Ludington Street will be paved from 9th to 15th Street starting after noon. The street will be will be open, but under flag control. Parking will be limited. Paving is expected to be completed that day.
14th Street from 6th to 8th Avenue South
14th Street from 6th to 8th Avenue is to be milled tomorrow. That street is expected to be paved next Tuesday.