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Important Road Construction Information to Minimize Travel Frustration During Grandma’s Marathon Weekend 2013

Travel during Grandma's Marathon weekend can be difficult with the addition of thousands of runners, spectators and tourists.  Add the dimension of road construction and the word frustration comes to mind.  However, if you are aware of areas of road construction, you can do your best to take an alternate route and avoid an unpleasant experience.  Share this information with friends and family coming in from out of town!  Here's what you need to know.

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Traffic Advisory for the William A. Irvin 5K Friday, June 21, 2013

The William A. Irvin 5K is the kick-off to the three Grandma's Marathon foot races.  It is an exciting time for runners and spectators, you can feel the anticipation in the air.  You can also count on clogged traffic intersections, road closures and minimal parking near the event.  The Duluth Police Department has given us great information that should help to elevate stress Friday evening.

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A Section of Skyline Parkway will be Partially Closed Today and Tomorrow

Today is the day that east Skyline Parkway near Chester Creek will be reduced to one lane of traffic to allow City crews to complete the installation of borings for a retaining wall. The crew will be located off each end of the bridge over Chester Creek

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Gas Prices Continue To Soar Out Of Control in Duluth Superior Area, $4.39 A Gallon

This is getting ridiculous.  Gas prices have soared now to $4.39 a gallon in some parts of Duluth, and it can only be expected to keep climbing.  According to Minnesota Gas Prices, as of 11:25 am Friday, at least 3 stations raised the price to $4.39 a gallon for regular unleaded.

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My 2013 Motorcycle VS Gas Prices Battle

I've owned a motorcycle now for 10 years.  In the last few years with the gas prices soaring I've told myself every spring that I'm going to ride to work no matter what to save money on gas.   My truck gets 13 mpg in town, my bike gets 55+ mpg.  It's a no brainer, taking the bike.  Eventually, every year I get lazy and instead of taking the time to put on rain gear or warmer clothing, I hop in the truck.  NOT THIS YEAR.  Here's my challenge:

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Prevent A Breakdown With Your Boat Trailer, Check Your Wheel Bearings [VIDEO]

Ever wonder why sometimes you see a boat on a trailer on the side of the highway with no truck to be found?  Probably because the wheel bearing failed and it either lost a week or it has a wheel bent on the side.   It's a common mistake that many boaters make - not checking their wheel bearings.

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Pick an Alternate Route for the Summer, City of Duluth First Street Road Construction Project Starts Today

We ditched several inches of snow yesterday.  Good news for many, especially our road construction workers.  While they appreciate the work and we will eventually appreciate their work, it still means we need to slow down to keep them safe and find alternate routes to our destinations.  Here's what you need to know.

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Road Construction Update: Northbound I-35, Duluth Bound I-535 Restrictions Start March 21

It's March, you think you wouldn't have to worry about finding an alternative route to work or school.  But, starting March 21, if your travel includes Northbound I-35 or Duluth bound I-525, you will.  Here's the specifics:

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Duluth Lakewalk Extension will Cause Detours of Highway & Scenic 61 Traffic

Little by little, the Duluth Lakewalk is being extended, offering even more scenic beauty for exercise and recreation. (not that exercising can't be fun)!  I realize that during the construction period it can be frustrating with delays and travel inconveniences, but if you are aware of the detours ahead of time that frustration can be avoided.  Here's the detours we know of at this time.

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What is Black Ice? What Do You Do When You Encounter Black Ice?

We hear of black ice, but you don't SEE it.  That's because it's defined as "invisible".  It forms when air temperature is warmer than the temperature of the pavement. This creates a thin layer of transparent ice on the roadway.   Because of this, drivers are completely unaware of it's presence.  Here's tips on what to do, when you encounter black ice, from the MN Department of Transportation.

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Half of All Airline Pilots Admit to Falling Asleep While Flying

Let's face it, we've all come pretty close to nodding off at work. However, there are certain professions -- say, airline pilot -- where taking a quick snooze just isn't acceptable.

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Gas Prices Drop In Time For Thanksgiving – How Far Do You Travel? [POLL]

Gas prices in the twin ports are down to about $3.23 a gallon, which is roughly down 76 cents since September's high price of $3.99.  This is obviously a welcomed change as many people travel by car to spend the holidays with their family.  So that brings up the question:  How far do you travel for thanksgiving?  Take the poll and see how you compare to others locally.

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