Arlington – Fire Hall Parking Temporary Lot Closure

Sault Ste. Marie, MI — Effective Monday, May 2nd at 7am the parking lot will be closed and under
construction until the end of June.

In addition, there will be intermittent work on Arlington, Oaka, and North and South Court Streets
to complete the lighting and landscaping in these areas that were constructed last season. Bacco
plans to work Monday-Friday on this project.

The City of Sault Ste. Marie received a $4,408,500 Community Development Block Grant from the
Michigan Economic Development Corporation to be used along with $2,500,000 of City funds to
reconstruct several parking lots and incorporate placemaking into the downtown area. To date,
Arlington, Oaka, and North and South Court have been reconstructed. Placemaking amenities
will soon be installed by City DPW crews. The Arlington-Fire Hall parking lot is the last lot to be
reconstructed as part of this project.

  • See attached map for location and barricades. Lot will be closed to all users except the Fire Department during this time.
  • The Fire Hall Parking lot is the last large section of this project and then the contractor and subcontractors will be working on the punch list to bring the project to a close.
  • Project is in progress and will continue through June 2022 or approximately over the next 6 weeks with the goal to be done prior to the 4th of July holiday.
  • If you are a current permit holder, please reach out to customer service at 906-632-5700 and we/they will assist you with moving to the parking garage while under construction, as well as direct you to alternatives

The City appreciates the cooperation of all area residents and motorists during this construction activity.
For any questions regarding this project please contact the City Engineering Department at 632-5734
as well as follow our Facebook page @SSMCity.

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