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Houghton Business Association updates on downtown parking deck removal and Jibba Jabba snowboarding event
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Houghton Business Association updates on downtown parking deck removal and Jibba Jabba snowboarding event

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Gathering this morning for its first meeting of the new year, the Houghton Business Association sat down to discuss upcoming plans and projects for the near future.Among the topics discussed, City Manager Eric Waara provided an outlook on the upcoming parking deck removal located downtown above East Lakeshore Dr.“Shooting for late March, early April, somewhere in there, so hopefully the major demolition work will be finished by Memorial Day by the time summer comes around,” said Waara. “And then we can start doing the surface work after that.”According to Waara, it will take six to eight weeks for demolition crews to remove the deck. They will start on the east section running alongside the Portage Lake District Library.“After that, “continued Waara, “they’ll st...