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West 4th & Bush Street Closure - UPDATE

Tuesday, November 8 2016 3:16 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Due to unforeseen site conditions encountered while crews were working on the Xcel Energy 69kV Transmission Line Replacement project, Bush Street will continue to be closed between W 4th Street and W 5th Street.  Bush Street is anticipated to reopen on Monday, November 21st, dependent on weather and site conditions. Bush Street is anticipated to temporarily reopen with a gravel surface during the weekend of November 12th-13th while crews are not working. A detour will not be posted for traffic, but traffic is encouraged to use Plum Street, W 4th Street and W 5th Street to avoid the closure area.  …

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Red Wing Highlighted on MN CERT website for Solar Tour

Monday, November 7 2016 9:52 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
On September 26, over twenty five people joined the Southeast Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERT) tour of the City of Red WIng's clean energy projects.  The tour included visits to the Public Works Maintenance Shop where participants learned about Red Wing's recycled waste oil and LED Street Lighting, then moved Downtown where they visited the City Hall Solar Car Port, and the Fire Station's rooftop solar PV installation. Click here to view the complete article and to view pictures taken from the tour  

Veteran’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, November 4 2016 9:13 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
  The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Veteran’s Day Holiday Week. City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Friday, November 11th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, November 7th – Normal Collection Tuesday, November 8th – Normal Collection Wednesday, November 9th – Normal Collection Thursday, November 10th – Normal Collection Friday, November 11th – NO COLLECTION  

Pavement Inspections on all City Streets beginning Thursday, 11/3

Thursday, November 3 2016 9:09 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department has contracted with Cartegraph Systems Inc., a software consulting firm, to perform pavement inspections as a part of our ongoing maintenance program.  The inspections will be conducted during the term of the contract from Thursday November 3, 2016 through Friday November 11, 2016.  This firm, its employees, and agents are authorized to conduct various roadway inspection activities within the public right-of-way during the term of this contract. Working hours will be 7:00 am to 6:00 pm during the above dates including weekends. This vehicle is marked wit…

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Highway #63 Final Design Public Open House - 11/3/16

Monday, October 31 2016 2:24 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation are hosting an open house for the Red Wing Bridge Project on November 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library (225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN).  An informational presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m., but the public is encouraged to arrive at any time.   Information presented will include construction schedule and details, project aesthetics, right-of-way status, and utility updates.  Project staff will be available to discuss recent project developments and answer questions.  Your feedback is valuable to …

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Water Treatment Plant Open House - 10/29/16

Tuesday, October 25 2016 3:19 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Have you ever wondered how our drinking water is treated?   Can the lead contamination that occured in Flint Michigan happen here?   How does the City make sure our water is safe? Where does our drinking water come from? What goes on in the water utility building near my home?   If you have ever asked yourself these or any other drinking water related questions, plan on attending the Open House at the Twin Bluff Water Treatment Plant.  Treatment plant staff will be on hand to conduct tours of the facility and will have numerous exhibits illustrating a wide variety of issu…

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Red Wing Police Department Hosting Active Assaillant Training

Monday, October 24 2016 12:30 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On October 28th and 29th, 2016, the Red Wing Police Department will host 3ECHO Active Assailant training at Minnesota State College – Southeast (MSC-SE), 308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing. 3ECHO (Enter, Evaluate, Evacuate) is a new integrated response to a hostile situation that allows first responders to get medical personnel on-scene faster thereby reducing morbidity and mortality. The integration is completed as soon as possible during an event response with the goal of providing the ability to rescue viable victims while the response to the hostile event is ongoing. Citizens will notice numerous response …

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Fire Prevention Week Open House October 16, 2016

Friday, October 14 2016 3:00 PM  •   Categorized In Fire Department

Refuse & Recycling on Regular Schedule This Week

Monday, October 10 2016 10:43 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Red Wing crews are collecting garbage and recycling today, which is Columbus Day/Chief Red Wing Day.   Collection will be standard all week. Information published in the Republican Eagle weekend print edition was incorrect.

City of Red Wing's Annual Electronics Recycling Event October 15 at the Red Wing Waste Campus

Monday, October 10 2016 9:36 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Providing valuable community service, City of Red Wing partners with ProAct eRecycling Services to collect computers, televisions and screens, cell phones, printers and more, many items for a reduced fee or free The City of Red Wing and ProAct eRecycling Services are partnering together to hold an Electronics Recycling Collection event for all residents and businesses in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin during the City of Red Wing’s Annual Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red Wing Waste Campus located at 1873 Bench Street in Red Wing. “…

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