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Portion of West 6th Street Closed beginning 9/28/16

Monday, September 26 2016 9:41 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of West Sixth Street between North Park Street and East Avenue beginning September 28, 2016 for the replacement of a leaking water valve.  The area from 6th to 7th Street on East Avenue will be reduced to a single lane. 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 encour…

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Red Wing’s New Yuletide Villagefest Event Extends Holiday Cheer Through Entire Thanksgiving Weekend

Thursday, September 22 2016 4:37 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 Red Wing is building on the excitement of their legendary winter event, the Holiday Stroll, with their new Yuletide Villagefest. The new weekend festival will start the same day as the Holiday Stroll, November 25th, 2016 (the day after Thanksgiving), and will continue the entire weekend.Yuletide Villagefest is a celebration during Thanksgiving weekend, featuring a village market in Central Park and seasonal events throughout Red Wing’s historic downtown. Yuletide Villagefest is reminiscent of traditional European holiday villages and markets filled with traditional foods, spirits, music, gifts and…

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Levee Road Bike Trail Closed Beginning Thursday, 9/15/16

Thursday, September 15 2016 11:11 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
A portion of the newly constructed trail the runs along Levee Road and the Mississippi river will be closed until Thursday September 22nd. Red Wing Grain staff will be doing work on their conveyor that runs over the trail.  The portion of trail that runs behind their property will be the only part closed. Gates will be closed at both ends of Red Wing Grain property. Staff will open the gates as soon as work is completed. Red Wing Grain Staff appreciate the cooperation and patience of bikers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience.   Contact:  Lynn Nardinger, Deputy Director of Pub…

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Intersection of 4th Street & Plum Street Closed beginning 9/19/16

Wednesday, September 14 2016 10:59 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing working in conjunction with Xcel Energy will be closing a portion of West 4th Street at the intersection of Plum Street (highway 58) beginning Monday September 19, 2016 for the replacement of a water valve and the installation of Xcel Energy electric line. This closure is expected to last approximately one week, depending on weather, and reopening as soon as the work has been completed. Traffic control and a detour route 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 o…

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Portion of West 6th Street Closed beginning 9/14/16

Tuesday, September 13 2016 11:18 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of West Sixth Street at the intersection of North Park Street beginning September 14, 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 toavoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience.  Motorists are encouraged to stay alertand drive carefully through all work zones and use alternate rout…

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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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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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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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