(August 26, 2011, Red Wing, Minn.) - Pember Companies of Menomonie, Wisconsin will begin the next phase of street reconstruction on Hawthorn Street (from West Avenue to Vera Avenue), Roosevelt Avenue (from Maple Street to Hawthorn Street), and Lee Avenue (from Maple Street to Roosevelt Avenue), beginning Wednesday, August 31st. The street surface will be removed to begin reconstruction of water mains, water services, sewer mains, storm sewer, aggregate base, concrete curb & gutters, and bituminous pavement as part of the City of Red Wing's 2011 Street Reconstruction Project. Construction crews have completed water main, water services, sewer mains, storm sewer, and concrete curb & gutters construction and have begun the bituminous pavement and turf establishment on Norwood Street (from Beech Street to Phelps Street). Construction crews have completed water main, water services, sewer mains, storm sewer, and concrete curb & gutters construction on Boxrud Street (from Central Avenue to Stanley Street) and will begin bituminous pavement and turf establishment construction. Construction on Walter Avenue (from Hawthorn Street to Grace Street) and Seymour Street (from Walter Avenue to 300' easterly) of water mains, water services, sewer mains, and storm sewer is in progress. Updated news release will be issued as the project progresses.
The entire reconstruction project is expected to be completed by September 30th.
Street closures for through traffic will be necessary throughout the various phases of construction on this project and will be signed accordingly. Alternate routes will be necessary throughout the project as the work progresses on this project. 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 carefully through all work zones and use alternate routes whenever possible.