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Highway 61 Project Concrete Repair Work - UPDATE

Wednesday, November 9 2016 2:44 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the concrete repair work needed to move the project into final completion on TH 61 from Old West Main Street to Potter Street is progressing.  The Contractor has finished the repair work within the southbound lanes and is currently working on the repair work within the northbound lanes.  The repairs are required to be completed under live traffic one lane at a time.  The progression of the work is based on the concrete achieving sufficient strength in order to be reopened to traffic.  …

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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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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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Portion of West Avenue Closed Beginning 10/11/16

Monday, October 10 2016 7:34 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of West Avenue between West Third & West Fourth Streets beginning Tuesday, October 11th for the replacement of a broken water valve. This closure is expected to last approximately one week, reopening as soon as the work has been completed. Traffic control and detour 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…

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Portion of Grace Street Closed Beginning 10/6/16

Wednesday, October 5 2016 8:05 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing the portion of Grace Street between Stanley and 12th Streets beginning October 6, 2016 for repairs of a water main break. 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 whenever possible.   Contact:&n…

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Portion of East Avenue Closed beginning 9/27/16

Monday, September 26 2016 9:44 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing will be closing a portion of East Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets beginning September 27, 2016 for blacktop repair.  Traffic will be detoured around the site. 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 ro…

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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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