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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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Highway 61 (Main Street) Reconstruction Project – Stage 2 Traffic Switch

Wednesday, August 10 2016 2:59 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the traffic switch of TH 61 (Main Street) from the current southbound lanes to the newly constructed outside lanes is planned to take place on Thursday, August 11th.  In case of inclement weather, the traffic switch may instead take place on Friday, August 12th.  The switch will place both northbound and southbound TH 61 on the correct sides and within the outside lane of each side only.  This reconfiguration is required in order to close the inside lanes and allow for the completion of the…

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Broad Street Closure at Levee Road - August 9-12, 2016

Monday, August 8 2016 9:20 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Due to continuing work on the Levee Road reconstruction project, Broad Street will be closed between Levee Road and the Red Wing Depot parking lot beginning at 1:00 AM on Tuesday, August 9th and reopening by 7:00 PM on Friday, August 12th. The Contractor will be working on removing and replacing concrete pavement across the entire width of Broad Street, which will necessitate the closure of Broad Street. A detour will not be posted for Broad Street traffic, but additional signing will be added for truck access to Red Wing Grain during the closure.  Levee Road will be open between Jackson Street and Broa…

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East Avenue Closure at 13th Street

Thursday, July 14 2016 3:32 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing would like to inform you that East Avenue will be closed at 13th Street beginning on Monday, July 18th for utility work as a part of the 2016 Street Reconstruction project.  Crews will be replacing and upgrading the watermain on 13th Street from the connection in East Avenue northerly into 13th Street. The closure is expected to last 1-2 days depending on weather conditions and any unexpected site conditions the Contractor may encounter.  The intersection will be reopened by 9:00PM each day that the closure is in effect and will be closed down again beginning at 7:00AM on the f…

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Red Wing Fire Department Responds to a Barn Fire

Sunday, July 10 2016 7:13 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
On July 9th at 5:46am the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a barn on fire in the area of 27005 Lehrbach Road. Firefighter/paramedics were on the scene within 9 minutes of receiving the call and utilized an exterior fire attack to combat the fire. The tin shed full of hay along with a tractor and snow blower was totally engulfed in flames at the fire departments arrival. This fire was a mutual aid fire in the Goodhue Fire Department district. Red Wing Fire Department was providing fire and EMS coverage in Goodhue's district due to their attendance at the funeral of their Fire Chief. Lake City…

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