Traffic To Be Diverted For The Minnesota Mile, Here’s The Breakdown
The 10th Annual Minnesota Mile promises to showcase some of the most diverse Mile Runners in the region. With the All City Mile, The Duluth Mile, and finally the Elite Runners in the Minnesota Mile, the last in the Grandma's Marathon Series. According to the Duluth Police Department, here is what to expect.
You can not park along Superior Street from Fitgers to 4th Ave West after 7 am.
At 8:00 a.m. traffic will be diverted from portions of Superior Street in Downtown Duluth for the Minnesota Mile Races which start at 09:00 a.m.
Motorists should obey temporary "No Parking" signs on both sides of Superior Street from 4th Avenue West to 8th Avenue East. Violators will be tagged and towed.
Traffic delays will occur for approximately three hours. Motorists should be alert for officers directing traffic in that area.
Canal Park and the DECC may be accessed by using 5th Avenue West and Railroad Street. Traffic coming from the Northbound and Southbound I-35 off ramps to Lake Avenue will be temporarily diverted toward Canal Park. Traffic wanting to access Downtown from the Canal Park area will also be required to use 5th Avenue West.
5th Avenue West down to Railroad Street will be the only access to the DECC and Canal Park from the Downtown area during the race, and the only way to access downtown from the Canal Park area.
East Michigan Street traffic will be blocked at 4th Avenue West and diverted at 1st Avenue West. Traffic will be sent back to 5th Avenue West via the Southbound I-35 off ramp.
Downtown traffic should return to normal by approximately 11:00 a.m.