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Portion of Grace Street Closed beginning 9/15

Wednesday, September 10 2014 2:20 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing a portion of Grace Street beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 15th for the replacement of a water valve, installation of storm sewer and removal of the blacktop from the Grace Street alley.  The area affected is the portion of Grace Street between Central and Kingman Avenues.  This area will only be closed during the day while crews are working, and will be re-opened each evening. The work is being done by City crews and the closure is expected to last three to four days, weather permitting.  The road will be reopened as soon…

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2014 Fall Hydrant Flushing to Begin 9/29/14

Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:28 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
All hydrants and mains in the City of Red Wing will be flushed beginning Monday, September 29th  2014 at 6:00 a.m.   The new Water Treatment Facilities have improved the water quality in the City of Red Wing and as a result, crews will be reducing the hydrant flushing to ONCE this year.  The hydrant flushing is done to maintain water quality, remove accumulated rust from the water mains and to ensure that the fire hydrants work properly.  Some areas such as dead end streets may be flushed multiple times during the year depending on the specific needs of the area.  Hydrant Flushing…

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Electronics Recycling Event - September 20th, 2014

Monday, September 8 2014 1:40 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing, Solid Waste Campus is co-hosting an Electronics Recycling Event with TechDump & Red Wing Computer & IT Service.  Many items will be accepted free of charge.  CRT TV's, CRT Monitors, & Freon Appliances will have special charges. Electronics Recycling PDF The event will be held on September 20th, 2014 from 8 am to 2 pm at the Solid Waste Campus, 1873 Bench Street.  Select the hyperlink above for more information on the event.  TechDump also has a specific website for this event.  If there are any questions please refer to their website.

Colvill Park Closed Thursday Night, September 4, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29 2014 1:41 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Nymphara Lane as crews remove the south bridge.  Colvill Park will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday night, and will be re-opening at 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning. This closure allows for safe and timely removal of the bridge.  This is the third of four closures scheduled. The works is being done by Lunda Construction Co. and the purpose of the project is to remove and replace the bridge to upgrade the structure and improve safety on Highway 61.  Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this are…

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Portion of West Fourth Street Closed Beginning 9/3/14

Friday, August 29 2014 10:37 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing a portion of West Fourth Street on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 for water and sewer work.   The area affected is the portion of West Fourth Street between Washington and Jefferson Streets. This closure is expected to last for three days, reopening as soon as the work has been completed. Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive…

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NOTICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING - 9/3/14

Thursday, August 28 2014 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
You are invited to attend a neighborhood meeting on Wednesday September 3, 2014 at 6 PM in the Jordan River Conference Room located on the second floor of Red Wing City Hall, 315 West Fourth Street.  Enter City Hall on the Plum Street side of the building and take the elevator to the second floor. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss improvements proposed to be made on the alley south of West 6th Street between Cleveland and Harrison Streets.  Adam Fredrickson has requested that the City allow him improve the alley with gravel at his expense between Cleveland Street and the home located at 1933…

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Labor Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Thursday, August 28 2014 8:48 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Labor Day Holiday Week. City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, September 1st .   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, September 1st – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, September 2nd – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, September 3rd – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, September 4th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, September 5th – Thursday’s Route picked up

City of Red Wing Reaches Energy Reduction Milestone

Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:26 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing has reached a very significate milestone in Energy Reduction. The City of Red Wing has been monitoring our twelve (12) major buildings (over 5,000 sq.ft) since 2006. Records indicate that our highest level of energy consumption occurred during 2011. Since that time, the City has made significant changes to maintenance and infrastructure in an effort to reduce our energy consumption. Changes include: Installed new HVAC equipment; hired a new HVAC Technician to maintain all of our systems; installed six new solar electric systems; and discontinued burning refuse derived fuel at the City&r…

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Homestream announces new company name

Monday, August 18 2014 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
BeBloominTM announces unprecedented connectivity and support for seniors, baby boomers, and family caregivers August 16, 2014 Minneapolis, MN River Systems LLC (dba “BeBloomin”) announces the Beta release of an unprecedented Web-based platform, with interactive screens and face-to-face video assistance, designed to support seniors, people with physical limitations, baby boomers, and family caregivers. With BeBloomin, connecting with one’s loved ones as well as the world one loves is easy and, for a limited time, FREE to charter members. - Flora just turned 101 and although she can’…

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Colvill Park Closed Wednesday Night, 8/13/14

Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:19 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Nymphara Lane as crews set new beams for the north bridge.  Colvill Park will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night August 13th, and will be re-opening at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, August 14th.  This is the second of 4 closures for this project to allow safe completion of the work. The works is being done by Lunda Construction Co. and the purpose of the project is to remove and replace the bridge to upgrade the structure and improve safety on Highway 61.  Traffic control will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to av…

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