Our view: Joshua Avenue extension wasn’t needed anyway

December 4, 2012 at 6:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth City Council once again slammed the brakes on talk of extending Joshua Avenue as a route from eastern Duluth to the mall area. Skepticism over the ability to land federal money for an extension project estimated at $5 million to $7 million was cited at Monday’s council meeting, just like it was two years ago after then-U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar failed to secure the money and then was ousted from office.
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