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DTA to detour for Christmas City of the North Parade

Published: Expires: 11/16/2012

Extra buses provided after the Christmas City of the North Parade

Duluth Transit Authority buses will be detoured from Superior Street, between Fifth Avenue West and Lake Avenue from approximately 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to accommodate the annual Christmas City of the North Parade on Friday November 16.   All DTA buses regularly scheduled to travel through the downtown area during the parade will follow the standard DTA parade routing on First and Second Streets.

BUS TO PARADE: Parade spectators can avoid traffic congestion and limited downtown parking by taking the DTA to and from the parade. Route and schedule information can be obtained by calling 722-SAVE or at www.duluthtransit.com. Additional buses will be provided after the parade to accommodate the rush after the parade.

GENERAL PARADE DETOUR ROUTING:

WESTBOUND BUSES, including Duluth/Superior buses will be detoured onto First Street.

EASTBOUND BUSES, including Woodland, Lakeside, East Hillside, Park Point, and Duluth Heights buses, will be routed onto Second Street.

BOARDING BUSES: DTA will board passengers at all intersections along the detour route.

DETAILED PARADE DETOUR ROUTING:

MAINLINE Routes 1 – 2 – 3 - 6 – 7:

Eastbound - Regular routing to Superior Street and Mesaba Avenue, then detour via Mesaba Avenue, East on 2nd Street to 3rd Avenue East, then regular route. 

Westbound - Regular routing to 3rd Avenue East and First Street; then detour by continuing west on First Street, south on Mesaba Avenue to Superior Street, and regular routing west on Superior Street.  

EAST EIGHTH Routes 11 – 11K: 

To Downtown - Regular routing to 4th Avenue West and 1st Street and detours west on 1st Street.

From Downtown Runs via 3rd Street, 4th Avenue West, 1st Street and detours via 6th Avenue West, 2nd Street to 3rd Avenue East and regular route.

KENWOOD Route 12:

To Downtown – Regular route to 3rd Avenue East and 1st Street, then west on 1st Street, Mesaba Avenue and Superior Street.

From Downtown – From 8W, via Superior Street, Mesaba Avenue, 2nd Street and regular route.

DULUTH HEIGHTS / MALL Routes 10 – 14:

From Downtown – Runs via Mesaba Avenue to 2nd Street, east on 2nd Street to Lake Avenue, north on Lake Avenue and regular route.

To Downtown – Regular routing to Lake Avenue and 1st Street, then detour west on 1st Street to Mesaba Avenue, south on Mesaba Avenue to Superior Street, west on Superior Street and regular routing.

From 5th Avenue West and Skyline Pkwy - Regular route to Lake Avenue to 1st Street, west on 1st Street to Mesaba Avenue and regular route.

PIEDMONT Route 9:

To Downtown – Runs via Mesaba Avenue, East on 2nd Street to 3rd Avenue East, and regular route.

WOODLAND VIA UMD / EAST 4TH STREET Route 13:

To Downtown - Regular route to 3rd Avenue East and 1st Street, then detour west on 1st Street, down Mesaba Avenue to Superior Street and regular route.

RAMSEY-RALEIGH/WEST 8TH STREET Route 4:

To Downtown Regular routing to Superior Street and Mesaba Avenue; then detours via Mesaba Avenue, East on 2nd Street.

PARK POINT AFTER 2:00 PM AND UNTIL PARADE Routes 15: 

Railroad Street between Lake Avenue and Canal Park Drive will be closed to traffic.

From Downtown – Runs via regular route to Lake Avenue and Superior Street, then south on Lake Avenue, continue on Canal Park Drive, west on Buchanan Street, south on Lake Avenue and regular route. 

To Downtown – Runs via regular route to Lake Avenue and Buchanan Street, then east on Buchanan Street, north on Canal Park Drive and Lake Avenue, west on Superior Street and regular route.

PARK POINT – DURING THE PARADE: Route 15C:

To Downtown - Regular routing to Lake Ave. and Buchanan Street; east on Buchanan Street, north on Canal Park Drive and Lake Avenue, east on Superior Street, north on 1st Avenue East to 1st Street, west on 1st Street, south on Mesaba Avenue, west on Superior Street and regular route. 

From Route 6 going to Route 15C – Regular route to 3rd Avenue East and 1st Street, then west on 1st,  north on 6th Avenue West, east on 2nd Street, south on 1st Avenue East, west on Superior Street, south on  Lake Avenue to Canal Park.

Route 15C to route 6; Runs via Canal Park Drive, Lake Avenue, east on Superior Street, north on 1st Avenue East, west on 1st Street, north on 6th Avenue West, and east on 2nd Street.

DULUTH-SUPERIOR Route 16:

From Superior - Regular routing from High Bridge along Freeway, Garfield Avenue, Superior Street, and detours north on Mesaba Avenue and east on 2nd Street.

To Superior - Runs via east on 2nd Street, south on 3rd Avenue East, west on 1st Street, south on Mesaba Avenue, west on Superior Street and regular routing.

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