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Detour - Most DTA Routes - 2018 Sidewalk Days

Published: Expires: 7/16/2018

The Greater Downtown Council (GDC) is once again sponsoring the Downtown Sidewalk days being held on Wednesday, July 11th, Thursday, July 12th and Friday, July 13th.

The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will detour bus routes that travel downtown to-and-from the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) located at 228 West Michigan Street.

Please note that temporary stops will be placed along the detour route.

WEEKDAYS:

(Detour #1)

Superior Street will be closed from 3rd Avenue West to Lake Avenue Wednesday thru Friday beginning at 8:00 a.m. and lasting until 6:00 p.m. Avenues crossing Superior Street will remain open during this time.

(Detour #2)

Due to a Car Show, this closure will be extended from 3rd Avenue West to 3rd Avenue East on Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Avenues crossing Superior Street will also be closed during this time. 

Detour #1: For Wednesday (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) Thursday and Friday (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

EASTBOUND Routes 6, 7, 10H, 11, 12, 13:

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. Then north on 1st Avenue East, east on Superior Street and regular route.  

EASTBOUND Routes 10 and 14W: 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. Then north on 1st Avenue East, west on Superior Street and north on Lake Avenue.

EASTBOUND Route 15:

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. Then north on 1st Avenue East, west on Superior Street and south on Lake Avenue.

"To Downtown" (INBOUND) Route 15: Via regular route to Lake Avenue and Railroad Street, then left on Railroad Street to 5th Avenue West exit (Near Playfront Park) 5th Avenue West to Michigan Street, right on Michigan Street to DTC.

WESTBOUND, All routes: Via regular route to 1st Avenue East and Superior Street, then detour via right on 1st AE, left on 1st Street to 5th AW, south on 5th Avenue West to Michigan Street, left on Michigan Street to DTC. From DTC use 3rd Avenue West to 1st Street, to 5th Avenue West, to Mesaba Ave. and regular route.    

Route 19 (Port Town Trolley): From DTC continue on Michigan Street, north on 1st Avenue East, west Superior Street and regular route.  From 8th AE, run Superior Street to Lake Ave. and regular route.

DETOUR #2: Wednesday night Only (3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

EASTBOUND Routes 6, 7, 10H, 11, 12, 13: 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. From DTC continue on Michigan Street, north on 3rd Avenue East, and regular route.

EASTBOUND Routes 10 &14W: 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. From DTC continue on Michigan Street, north on 3rd Avenue East, west on 1st Street, right on Lake Avenue and regular route.

"From Downtown" (EASTBOUND) Route 15:  VVia 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. From DTC Park Point buses will run Michigan Street to 1st AW, right on 1st AW, to I-35 frontage road, right on frontage road to 5th AW, left on 5th AW, left on I-35 entrance ramp, stay right and use exit for Railroad Street, left on Railroad Street to Lake Avenue, right on Lake Avenue and regular route.

"To Downtown" (INBOUND) Route 15: 

Via regular route to Lake Avenue and Railroad Street, then left on Railroad Street to 5th Avenue West exit (Near Playfront Park) 5th Avenue West to Michigan Street, right on Michigan Street to DTC.

WESTBOUND BUSES, All Routes: Via regular route to 1st Avenue East and Superior Street, then detour via right on 1st AE, left on 1st Street to 5th AW, south on 5th Avenue West to Michigan Street, left on Michigan Street to DTC. From DTC use 3rd Avenue West to 1st Street, to 5th Avenue West, to Mesaba Ave. and regular route.  

Port Town Trolley: From DTC continue on Michigan Street, north on 3rd Avenue East, to 1st St. and regular route.  From 8th AE, run Superior Street to 3rd Avenue East then right on 3rd Ave. E. to 1st St. left on 1st St. to Lake Ave, left on Lake Ave. and regular route.

Friday Night Street Dance:

A Street Dance will be held Friday night on 1st Street from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight between 1st and 2nd Avenues West. This area will be closed to all traffic

Buses that normally utilize 1st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues West will need to detour to Superior Street during this time.

Saturday

All buses use regular detour routing until 4:00 p.m., when a Street Dance will be held in the 100 Block West of Superior Street.

DETOUR #3: Saturday (4:00 p.m. to Midnight)  

Eastbound buses will run regular detour route to DTC, then continue east on Michigan Street, to 1st Avenue West, left on 1st Avenue West to Superior Street, right on Superior Street and regular route.

Westbound buses will run regular detour route to Superior Street and 1st Avenue West, then detour north on 1st Avenue West, west on 1st Street, south on 2nd Avenue West, west on Superior Street and regular route to DTC (via 3rd Avenue West).

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