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Construction on first block of Quincy Street finishing with block party

June 21, 2016

The City of Hancock will host the first Quincy Street Block Party on Thursday, June 23 with festivities running from 5 to 8 p.m. on the 100 block of Quincy Street in Downtown Hancock.

Quincy Street Block Party

Quincy Street Block PartyThe first block party is focusing on the businesses in the immediate construction zone. Events scheduled for Thursday’s Quincy Street Block Party include Karaoke by Euel Cappo of the Goal Post, Bob Hiltunen and friends playing music, fashion show by Celebrations, juggling and magic tricks courtesy KC Bonkers, fishing pond by Northwoods.

Raffle prizes from local businesses will be given away. Food and beverages will be available. Seating will be very limited so be sure to bring a lawn chair.

All residents, employees and families of the local businesses and construction crews are invited to the first Quincy Street Block Party, along with the general public.

RSVP to the first Quincy Street Block Party on Facebook

About the Construction Project

The summer-long construction project began May 2, and will continue into the fall.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reconstructing about a mile of US-41 in Hancock from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Lincoln Drive. Work includes removing and replacing the existing roadway, with drainage improvements. Streetscape work includes decorative street lighting, curb bump-outs and landscape plantings. The City of Hancock will be performing water main and sanitary sewer improvements in addition to MDOT’s project.

Construction is currently underway on the 200 block of Quincy Street and will be starting shortly on the 300 block.




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