00-0805R

RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF PRELIMINARY LAYOUT FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF A PART OF TRUNK HIGHWAY NUMBER 53 RENUMBERED AS TRUNK HIGHWAY 106 WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FROM SOUTH OF FOURTH STREET TO 0.25 MILES NORTH OF SKYLINE PARKWAY.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

WHEREAS, the commissioner of the department of transportation has prepared preliminary layout for the improvement of Trunk Highway 53 renumbered as Trunk Highway No. 106 within the corporate limits of the city of Duluth, from south of Fourth Street to 0.25 miles north of Skyline Parkway, and seeks the approval thereof; and

WHEREAS, said preliminary layouts are on file in the office of the department of transportation, St. Paul, Minnesota, being marked, labeled and identified as S.P. 6915-123 IRC T.H. 53 (T19163-Phase P) Layout 2B.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that said preliminary layouts for the improvement of said trunk highway within the corporate limits of Duluth are hereby approved.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city clerk is directed to send a certified copy of this resolution to the Minnesota department of transportation district engineer.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution approves the preliminary layout for the reconstruction of T.H. 53 from south of Fourth Street to 0.25 miles north of Skyline Parkway and will allow Mn/DOT to proceed to the design phase of the project. Local approval is a project prerequisite under Mn/DOT procedures.