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Work on sections of Iron Ore Heritage Trail starts next week

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NEGAUNEE, MI— A number of repairs will be made to the Iron Ore Heritage Trail starting next week.

The affected portion of trail includes Winthrop Junction in Ishpeming to the Canadian National railroad crossing in Negaunee. Sections of trail ranging from two feet to 203 feet long will be closed for two weeks to allow crews to cut bumpy and cracked pavement, cut and remove tree roots, and repave. Work starts Monday.

Trail users in Negaunee and Ishpeming are advised to use posted detours and should expect to use city roadways.

Maps of the detours are available at www.ironoreheritage.com/news.

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.