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• Population: 86,211
• Land area in square miles: 67.79
• Persons per square mile: 1,272
• Sister Cities: Petrozavodsk, Russia; Thunder Bay, Canada; Oharo-Isumi City, Japan; Växjö, Sweden
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Emily was elected Mayor of Duluth in November 2015 with 72% of the vote. She was inaugurated on January 4th, 2016.More info...
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ENGINEERING GENERAL QUESTIONS: (218) 730-5200
The Transportation Section of the Engineering Division of the Duluth Public Works & Utilities Department is responsible for large-scale roadway projects in Duluth.
Under the direction of City Engineer, Cindy Voigt, the transportation section oversees the inspection, construction, and replacement of streets, alleys, bridges, sidewalks, and traffic signals, as well as addressing traffic concerns.
This division also provides permits for excavation in city right-of-ways, driveway aprons, street and sidewalk obstruction, over-sized loads, accessible parking areas, and new culverts.
24-hour emergency number: 218/730-4000
The Utilities Section of the Engineering Division of the Duluth Public Works & Utilities Department is responsible for all major gas, water, sanitary sewer, and storm water projects.
Under the direction of City Engineer, Cindy Voigt, the utilities section manages the design, inspection, installation, and replacement of the utility infrastructure to comply with state and federal regulations.
This division also reviews new utility petitions for main extensions, provides location of underground utility mains, and inspects, replaces, and constructs all sewer, water and gas mains.
24-hour gas emergencies: 218/730-410024-hour other emergency number: 218/730-4000[water, sanitary sewer, stormwater, streets, and furnace problems]
Engineering Guidelines for Professional Engineering Services & Developments
The Engineering Division of the city of Duluth establishes and ensures that design standards and construction specifications are adhered to on city of Duluth utility and transportation construction projects. This new guidelines booklet was created to assist in the proper application, design, utility, submittal, survey, and inspection requirements.
Eric Shaffer, P E Cari Pedersen, PE
Chief Engineer of Utilities Chief Engineer of Transportation
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