5th Of July Festival Traffic Details For City Of Duluth
The city of Duluth has issued a press release with all the information about the change in 4th of July activities and traffic details.
For those heading down to Bayfront, here are some reminders:
-Please remember that pets are not allowed in Bayfront Park for these festivities.
Limited parking will be available at the DECC parking ramp, Great Lakes Aquarium Lot, and in parking lots along
Railroad Street west of 5th Avenue West
-It is advised that event participants park in the downtown area and walk to Bayfront.
Several downtown parking ramps are located within a few minutes walking distance to Bayfront Park and are
accessible by taking the Michigan St. exit from I35 northbound or the 5th Ave West exit from the I35 off ramp. Follow
the blue parking signs.
HARBOR DRIVE CLOSURE:
-Harbor Drive behind the DECC will be closed to traffic beginning at 6 p.m. to accommodate pedestrians
AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE &MINNESOTA SLIP BRIDGE:
-The Aerial Lift Bridge will remain down from 7 p.m. to midnight and will not lift for water vessels.
-The Minnesota Slip Bridge will remain in the down position from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m for pedestrian access
At the conclusion of the fireworks display, motorists in the Canal Park and Park Point area should EXPECT LONG DELAYS, and access to the Canal Park and Park Point areas WILL BE RESTRICTED for approximately one hour until most of the congestion in that area has been alleviated. If you need to get to those areas, it is advised you arrive before 10:00 p.m. to avoid getting caught in the congestion.
The Duluth Police Department will be providing traffic control at the end of the fireworks to facilitate the smooth exit of vehicles and pedestrians from this area. Be aware of officers and watch for their directions. Drivers caught going around Police barricades or cones WILL BE CITED.