The project was initially supposed to go to bid in April and be finished by July 4, but concerns from the Blaine Planning Commission delayed their approval of a city permit necessary for the project. Planning commissioners feared the original plans for the project, which called for 6-foot sidewalks on both the north and south sides of Marine Drive, would have limited bicyclist access to Marine Park.
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