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Hwy 63 Red Wing Bridge Project Open House Feb. 18th

Friday, February 5 2016 7:16 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation are hosting a public open house for the Red Wing Bridge Project on Feb. 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Red Wing Public Library (225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN).  An informational presentation will begin at 5 p.m., but you're encouraged to arrive at any time.  Project staff will be available to discuss final design and project developments.  The meeting is an opportunity to learn about the project, provide input, and address issues or concerns. Information from the public open house will be m…

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Snow Emergency Declared

Tuesday, February 2 2016 11:41 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency.   This snow emergency will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 03.  According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these streets until noon on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 03. Vehicles remaining parked on these streets during the declared period will be towed at the vehicle owners’ expense. This includes veh…

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Barn Bluff Master Plan Feedback

Friday, January 29 2016 6:35 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
 If you were not able to attend the Open House on Thursday, January 28, 2016 to review concepts for the Barn Bluff Master Plan there is an opportunity to see the presentations and provide feedback by clicking the link HERE. The survey will be open until the end of the day on Friday, February 5, 2016.

Levee Road Closed beginning 1/28/16

Tuesday, January 26 2016 11:42 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Meyer Contracting, the contractor reconstructing Levee Road from Broad Street to Jackson Street, will be constructing the anchorage system for the sheet pile retaining wall along the Mississippi River near the boat houses.  XCEL Energy will also be relocating utility poles in this area and due to the tight construction quarters, Levee Road from Jackson Street to the Red Wing Grain offices will be closed to through traffic for approximately 3 weeks beginning on Thursday, January 28, 2016.   Traffic control will be in place and drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews and Meyer Cont…

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Red Wing HRA Highlighted In National Newsletter

Friday, January 22 2016 4:20 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
See the article HERE.

Barn Bluff Master Plan: Public Open House Announcement

Thursday, January 14 2016 3:07 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission is pleased to announce Public Open House for the Barn Bluff Master Plan to take place on Thursday January 28, 2016 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library. The city initiated a process to develop a Master Plan for Barn Bluff earlier last fall and is now ready to share feedback from surveys, focus group sessions and the public workshop that was held on November 4, 2015. City staff and the consultant team represented by Hoisington Koegler Group and Loam, Inc. will also be on hand to share concepts that have been developed based on citizen f…

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Highway 61 (Main Street) Project - Stage 1 Street Lights

Monday, January 11 2016 3:53 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the installation of the new street lights along both directions of TH 61 (Main Street) from Old West Main Street to Broad Street is planned for this coming week.  The new street lights are remaining from the construction project this summer and were just finished being manufactured in late December.  The Contractor has elected to complete the permanent installation of the new lights now and temporary traffic control will be required to complete this work, primarily consisting of an outside right…

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Snow Emergency Plow Routes App Now Available!

Thursday, January 7 2016 12:37 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
City of Red Wing Public Works staff have created a new web mapping application showing street routes affected by a Snow Emergency declaration. Click the link below to view the app. Snow Emergency Plow Routes App The Snow Emergency Plow Routes App allows users to search by address to see if their property is affected by first day rules. The app also shows areas for off-street parking to avoid towing. Please remember that snow emergencies are typically two day events, with the first day affecting all snow emergency routes and the second day all non- snow emergency routes. For more information on City of…

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Sidewalk Open House Announcement

Tuesday, January 5 2016 2:05 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Mayor’s Task Force on Streets and Sidewalks for a Healthy Red Wing is pleased to announce a public Open House taking place on Wednesday January 13 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library. One of the key objectives stated in Red Wing’s Comprehensive Plan of 2007 is making Red Wing a more walkable community. In continuation of that work, the current Mayor’s Task Force on Streets and Sidewalks has been researching data and gathering community input on a variety of sidewalk issues. The Task Force now invites the public to an Open House to learn about the Task …

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Thank You for Shoveling Your Sidewalk!

Monday, January 4 2016 12:57 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
What is Red Wing’s current shoveling policy? Property owners must shovel their sidewalk within 24 hours of a snowfall.  After that time City crews will locate sidewalks that have not been shoveled and property owners will be given a onetime notification by posting the notice on the door or in another visible location stating that their sidewalk has not been shoveled and they have an additional 24 hours to clear the sidewalk.  After that time, crews will shovel private sidewalks that have not been cleared so that sidewalks remain safe and accessible for everyone, including children who may be w…

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