Local briefing

CR 550 bridge work to start

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, repairs will begin on the County Road 550 pedestrian bridge that crosses the Dead River.

The repairs will be accomplished by allowing half of the pathway to remain open to pedestrian and bike traffic. This project is scheduled to be substantially complete by Sept. 8.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling across the bridge and to be alert for construction/advisory signing and the workers present.

Associated Constructors, LLC is the general contractor for this project.

Fair Avenue work into Phase 2

MARQUETTE — Fair Avenue between Gray Avenue and Kimber Avenue in Marquette is closed to through traffic for Phase 2 reconstruction work.

This is the second phase of three phases. This phase is expected to last four weeks.

The Fair Avenue work will detour traffic to down McClellan Avenue, Wright Street and Woodland Avenue. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division website under the Fair Avenue Reconstruction Project link at www.mqtcty.org.

Smith Construction Company is the general contractor for this project.

PWPL presentation Monday

MARQUETTE — The proposed Peter White Public Library Capital Improvement Bond will be the subject of a brief presentation at the Ore Dock Brewing Co., 114 W. Spring St. in Marquette, at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Library Director Andrea Ingmire will highlight key aspects of the bonded library improvement plan while answering questions from the community.

City of Marquette voters will have the opportunity to vote on the bond Aug. 8.

For more information, email Ingmire at aing@pwpl.info.

Forsyth Night Out set for Tuesday

GWINN — Forsyth Township Emergency Services and Senior Center invite the public to their annual Neighbor Night Out on Tuesday.

This year’s event is from 6-8 p.m. at Nordeen Park in Gwinn. Food vendor trucks from all over Marquette County will be on hand. There will be free ice cream for the kids. A dunk tank and bounce house will be part of the evening as well.

Neighbor Night Out is an opportunity for the public to interact with first responders to foster positive relationships.