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Tuesday, September 6 2016 10:14 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration

Bluff Street / 4th Street Intersection Closure – September 6-9, 2016

Friday, September 2 2016 3:08 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Due to continuing work on the Xcel Energy 69kV Transmission Line Replacement project, the intersection of Bluff Street and 4th Street will be closed beginning at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 until approximately 9:00 PM on Friday, September 9th, 2016, weather permitting.  Crews will be excavating in the intersection to replace the underground transmission line and will be occupying the entire intersection with the excavation operations. A detour will not be posted for traffic, but traffic is encouraged to use Sanderson Street, 5th Street, and Plum Street to avoid the closure area. Work crews …

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Portion of West 6th Street Closed beginning September 6, 2016

Friday, September 2 2016 1:46 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing the portion of West Sixth Street between North Park and Bush Streets beginning September 6, 2016 for the replacement of a leaking water valve. This closure is expected to last approximately 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 carefully through all work zones and use alternate routes whene…

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Labor Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Wednesday, August 31 2016 11:48 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 5th . Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, September 5th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, September 6th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, September 7th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, September 8th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, September 9th – Thursday’s Route picked up  

Portion of Bush Street Closed beginning September 1, 2016

Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:04 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
  The City of Red Wing will be closing the portion of Bush Street between 6th and 7th Streets beginning September 1, 2016 for the replacement of a leaking water valve.   This closure is expected to last approximately two 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 carefully through all work zones and use alternate routes whenev…

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FREE Car Seat Check Up Event

Tuesday, August 30 2016 9:02 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Did you know that three out of four children restraints are used improperly? Keep your child safe and schedule an appointment for the FREE Car Seat Check Up Event being held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The event will be held at Red Wing Chevrolet, 2500 Highway 61 in Red Wing.   For an appointment call Tim Bohmbach at the Red Wing Police Deparment at 651-267-2609.

Red Wing HRA Awarded $3.7 Million in Funding for Capital Improvements to Jordan Tower II Apartment C

Tuesday, August 30 2016 8:24 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) was awarded $3.7 million dollars in funding through the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) for Jordan Tower II, an eight story apartment complex constructed in 1979, during the August 25 MHFA Board meeting in St. Paul. Work on this loan application began with a Physical Needs Assessment (PNA) completed in 2015 indicating nearly $6 million in capital improvements will be needed in the next 20 years.   MHFA funded the needs of those critical and non-critical capital improvements needed in the next six years. The rehabilitation work will al…

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TH61/MAIN STREET PROJECT – STAGE 2 COMPLETION

Friday, August 26 2016 2:04 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the second and final year of the reconstruction of TH 61 has been completed.  The final project signal and roadway striping work was completed this week allowing for the full reopening of the highway.  In addition, the regional truck detour is planned to be removed in full, marking the restoration of all traffic along both directions of TH 61.  A special thanks to all those effected for their patience and cooperation as this challenging multiyear project comes to a close.

Levee Road/Bush Street Intersection Closed for Emergency Replacement of Water Valves

Tuesday, August 23 2016 11:36 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing the intersection of Levee Road and Bush Street beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24th.  The work is for the emergency replacement of leaking water valves and the roadway repairs when the valve work is completed. Access to the St. James Hotel and LaGrange parking ramp will be available from the Bush Street side of Highway 61.  The access to the St. James lower parking ramp, the Farmers Market and the Depot will be from the Broad Street side.  Access will be limited to local traffic, with thru traffic prohibited. This closure is expected to last ap…

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Mayor Bender's State of the City Address, August 17, 2016

Tuesday, August 23 2016 9:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Mayor Bender gives his first State of the City Address and you can watch and listen here if you missed his presentation.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHsfE80JnO4
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