The Main Event Committee is a collaborative committee of area businesses, organizations, community, and government leaders that are assisting the City of Red Wing to mitigate the disruptive effects of the Main Street Reconstruction Project. The Committee provides effective communication about the project as well as educational and promotional assistance to the affected businesses.
Highway 61 (Main Street) Project – Stage 2 Construction Start Up
(March 11, 2016, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the proposed reconstruction of US Highway 61 (Main Street) Phase 2 portion between Broad Street and Potter Street is anticipated to begin construction the week of March 14, 2016. Initial operations will include temporary lane closures on TH 61 for installation of the construction traffic control to facilitate the beginning of pavement removal and utility work starting at Broad Street and working east towards Potter Street. Access closures from side streets are expected and will change as construction progresses along the roadway. Detours will be signed.
The scheduled completion date of this second and final phase is August 12, 2016.
Interested in receiving periodic e-mail updates for the TH 61/Main Street Reconstruction project? Send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll add your name to the project update list.
Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive carefully through all work zones and use detour and alternate routes whenever possible. Questions may be directed to Jay Owens, City of Red Wing Engineer, at 651-385-3625. Visit the project website for additional information http://www.red-wing.org/th61home.html
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City Engineer Jay Owens Discusses Phase 2 of Construction
City Engineer Jay Owens Discusses Wraping Up Phase 1 of Construction
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You can also visit the project website for additional information www.red-wing.org/th61home.html. Facebook page www.facebook.com/CityofRedWingMinnesota. Anyone interested in receiving periodic emails on the project can send an email request to add their name to the project update list at email@example.com. Construction questions may also be directed to Jay Owens, City of Red Wing Engineer at 651-385-3625 or firstname.lastname@example.org . All other inquires may be directed to Main Event Project Coordinator Marcy Dowse at email@example.com or 651-247-8180.