With all the Summer construction going on in Duluth, people forget the huge upheaval going on in Superior, especially on Tower Avenue. Some of the businesses realize the updates need to be done, but it is making a dent and sometimes hole in their business.

Some of the Tower businesses want you to know they are still open and still trying to do business. Some of them are making appearances at the farmers market at Tower and Belknap at Center City Park.

You can buy hot dogs and shop some crafters too. Take advantage of some deals because the business affected by the construction want you to see their products and come back after the construction ends.

According to the Superior BID page

Work completed since last update:

Sanitary sewer work has not advanced past 13th street.

Watermain is at 13th street and they began installing temporary water between 13th Street and Belknap.

The storm sewer crew installed storm sewer grit chambers at 5th, 7th and 8th Streets and installed 60” storm sewer at Winter Street and 42” mainline from 11th street to 12th Street.

The grading crew subcut and backfilled with sub base and base aggregate the east intersections at 5th 7th and 8th streets after the grit chambers were installed and they subcut and backfilled between Broadway and 11th Street.

Concrete curb and gutter, parking lanes and sidewalk was placed in various locations between 4th and 8th streets and colored concrete was placed in median areas and at sidewalk intersections.

Concrete bases for light poles were installed between 6th and 8th streets.

Anticipated work schedule for the week of: July 29nd, 2013:

No Sanitary sewer work is scheduled for this week.

Temporary water services between 13th and Belknap are scheduled to begin.

Storm sewer work will continue from 12th Street to the south and the 80’ Grit Chamber at Broadway is scheduled to be installed.

Subcutting will continue between 11th street and the Railroad tracks and the north half of Winter Street.

Intersection planters are scheduled to begin installing at 11th Street and working south.

Concrete sidewalk and intersections are scheduled to continue through next week between 8th Street and 4th Street

Next Weekly Public Meeting: Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Old Post Office Building, 1401 Tower Ave.

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