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Detour - Westbound Routes - Superior Street Reconstruction (UPDATED: 8/2/18)

Published: Expires: 8/17/2018

UPDATED: Thursday, August 2, 2018

(NOTE: Updates are listed below in red.)

Effective Monday, April 16th, road reconstruction will close Superior Street between 3rd Avenue West and Mesaba Avenue, including avenue crossings within the reconstruction area. All DTA trips travelling inbound and outbound west of the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) will be required to detour as follows.

Outbound (From Downtown) to the west:

From DTC, use 3rd Avenue West to 1st Street, left on 1st Street to Mesaba Avenue, then continue across Mesaba Ave. to W. 1st St., straight on W. 1st St. to Glen Place Dr., left on Glen Place Dr. to W. Superior St. and regular route. A temporary stop will be placed at Glen Place Dr. Outbound Routes 2X, 3X and 16X will use previous detour from DTC across 1st St. to Mesaba Ave. to freeway.

Inbound (To Downtown) from the west:

Via regular to Superior Street and Garfield Ave., then detour via right on Garfield Ave. to Railroad Street, left on Railroad Street to 5th Ave. W. viaduct, 5th Ave. West to Michigan Street, right on Michigan St. and regular detour route to DTC. Please use caution on Railroad St. and a reminder that all DTA buses must stop at RR crossings. All buses that use M&H for layover will use 3rd Ave. W. to 1st Street, left on 1st St. to 6th AW, right on 6th AW. and layover on 6th Ave. W. until departure time.

Inbound (To Downtown) 2X and 3X:

Regular route to North I-35 and Superior Street/Mesaba Avenue exit, then continue on I-35 to 5th Avenue West exit, left on 5th Avenue West to Michigan Street, right on Michigan Street to DTC.

11, 11M and 11K Trips Using 3rd Street to 4th Avenue West:

Inbound routing will be regular route to 1st St. and 5th AW, then detour down 5th AW to Michigan St., left on Michigan St. to DTC.

Route 16 (To Duluth):

Inbound will run regular route to Garfield Ave. and Railroad St. then detour right on Railroad St. and regular detour routing to DTC.

Trips using 3rd Avenue East to 1st Street to 6th Avenue West to Superior Street to DTC:

Regular route to 3rd Avenue East and 1st Street, then continue on 3rd Avenue East to Superior Street, right on Superior Street to 3rd Avenue West, left on 3rd Avenue West to DTC and regular route

Trips using Lake Avenue to 1st Street to 6th Avenue West to Superior Street to DTC:

Regular route to Lake Avenue and 1st Street, then continue on Lake Avenue to Superior Street, right on Superior Street to 3rd Avenue West, left on 3rd Avenue West to DTC and regular route.

Any trip passing 3rd Avenue East that continues along 1st Street to 6th Avenue West to Superior Street to DTC:

Regular route to 1st Street and 3rd Avenue East, then left on 3rd Avenue East to Superior Street, right on Superior Street to 3rd Avenue West, left on 3rd Avenue West to DTC and regular route.

Temporary bus stops will be placed along the detour route.

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