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Published June 06, 2013, 12:00 AM

Photo Gallery: Radisson Hotel reopens today


Jeff Briner, general manager of the Radisson Hotel, stands in the sub basement of the hotel as he describes where the water came in during the flood that shut the building down for months. Much of the plumbing and electrical equipment had to be replaced. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com

  • Jeff Briner, general manager of the Radisson Hotel, stands in the sub basement of the hotel as he describes where the water came in during the flood that shut the building down for months. Much of the plumbing and electrical equipment had to be replaced. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
  • Jared Paulson of Servpro uses a floor stripper to prepare the marble floor in the lobby of the Radisson Hotel for cleaning and polishing Wednesday evening. The hotel, which has been closed since it flooded March 13, will open today. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
  • Tyler John, who works as a server and host at the Radisson's JJ Astor Restaurant and Lounge, sets out fresh tableware in preparation for the hotel's re-opening today after the flood. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
  • Kenny Skogstad (center), sous chef, and Chris Bakke, cook, prepare a variation of oysters mushroom Rockefeller in the Radisson's busy kitchen Wednesday afternoon. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
  • Matt Olin (left) works with Bryan Preston to chlorinate the water for the Radisson Annex Wednesday afternoon. Both men are plumbers with the Jamar Company. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
  • Rick Hanson (left), electrician, and Mark Kettelhut, maintanence worker, replace fluorescent bulbs and ballasts in the Skywalk leading to the Radisson Hotel in preparation for the hotel reopening today. Both men work for the City of Duluth. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
  • After the flood, the Radisson replaced the hot water system with newer technology instant hot water tanks and new plumbing. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com