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Detour - Most DTA Routes - Sidewalk Days

Published: Expires: 7/16/2017

The Greater Downtown Council (GDC) is once again sponsoring the Downtown Sidewalk days being held on Wednesday, July 12th, Thursday, July 13th and Friday, July 14th.  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. Temporary stops will be placed along Michigan Street and First Street. PLEASE NOTE: No bus temporary stops will be located between 5th Avenue West and 3rd Avenue West due to the Bike Lane Demonstration project. Passengers in this section are advised to board at the Duluth Public Library or DTC.

Read a detailed detour summary for all DTA Bus routes impacted by the event below.

WEEKDAYS:

Superior Street will be closed from 5th 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 #1)

Due to a Car Show, this closure will be extended from 5th 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 #2)

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 route to 5th Avenue West and Superior Street, then detour south on 5th Avenue West, east on Michigan Street to DTC, north on 1st Avenue East, east on Superior Street and regular route.    

EASTBOUND Routes 10 and 14W: Via regular route to 5th Avenue West and Superior Street, then detour south on 5th Avenue West, east on Michigan Street to DTC, north on 1st Avenue East, west on Superior Street and north on Lake Avenue. 

EASTBOUND Route 15: Via regular route to 5th Avenue West and Superior Street, then detour south on 5th Avenue West, east on Michigan Street to DTC, 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 Avenue East, left on 1st Street to 5th Avenue West, 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 Superior Street and regular route.  

Route 19 (Port Town Trolley): Via regular route from Fitger’s to Lake Avenue and Superior Street, then detour north on Lake Avenue, west on 1st Street, south on 5th Avenue West, west on Superior Street to 6th Avenue West, 6th Avenue West to Michigan Street then continue to DTC. From DTC run via Michigan St. to 1st Avenue West, right on 1st Avenue West to frontage road to 5th Avenue West, left on 5th Avenue West and regular route to Maritime Museum.

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

EASTBOUND Routes 6, 7, 10H, 11, 12, 13: Via Superior Street to 5th Avenue West, then detour south on 5th Avenue West, east on Michigan Street to DTC, From DTC continue on Michigan Street, north on 3rd Avenue East, and regular route.

EASTBOUND Routes 10 &14W: Via Superior Street to 5th Avenue West, then detour south on 5th Avenue West, east on Michigan Street 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:  Via Superior Street to 5th Avenue West, then detour south on 5th Avenue West, east on Michigan Street to DTC, From DTC Park Point buses will run Michigan Street to 1st Avenue West, right on 1st Avenue West, to I-35 frontage road, right on frontage road to 5th Avenue West, left on 5th Avenue West, 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 3rd Avenue East and 1st Street, then detour by continuing west on 1st Street to 5th Avenue West, Left on 5th Avenue West to Michigan Street, left on Michigan Street to DTC. From DTC continue on Michigan Street to 1st Avenue West, right on 1st Avenue West, to I-35 frontage road, right on frontage road to 5th Avenue West, right on 5th Avenue West to Superior Street, left on Superior Street, and regular route.

Port Town Trolley: Via regular route from Fitger’s to Superior Street and 3rd Avenue East, then detour north on 3rd Avenue East, west on 1st Street, south on 5th Avenue West, west on Superior Street to 6th Avenue West, 6th Avenue West to Michigan Street then continue on Michigan Street to DTC. From DTC run via Michigan St. to 1st Avenue West, right on 1st Avenue West to frontage road to 5th Avenue West, left on 5th Avenue West and regular route to Marine Museum. From Marine Museum, run regular route to Lake Avenue and Superior St., then detour via north on Lake Avenue to 2nd St., right on 2nd Street to 3rd AE, down 3rd AE to Superior Street 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 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 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 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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