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Highway 63 Bridge - Short-Term Lane Closures, Flaggers Planned for March 21st.

Monday, March 21 2016 4:10 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Motorists traveling on the Highway 63 Eisenhower Bridge at Red Wing will encounter afternoon lane closures and flaggers on Monday, March 21 while work is done in preparation for the bridge replacement project, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation. A WisDOT crew will be doing pavement borings for the Wisconsin approach roads.  The work will provide MnDOT designers with additional information for the roadway and pavement design.  Work is expected to begin at 1 p.m., Monday and should be completed by 3 p.m., weather permitting.  If work is completed sooner, traff…

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Potter Street Two-Way Traffic

Wednesday, March 16 2016 11:24 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The segment of Potter Street between TH61/Main Street and TH63/3rd Street has been converted from 1-way to 2-way traffic effective immediately.  On March 14, 2016, the City Council approved the conversion of this segment of Potter Street to 2-way traffic to help aid the movement of traffic during the 2nd phase of Main Street reconstruction.  Potter Street will remain 2-way permanently after the reconstruction project. City crews and Meyer Contracting appreciate the cooperation and patience of drivers and pedestrians during the Main Street Reconstruction Project. Motorists are encouraged to stay ale…

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Employment Opportunities for Lifeguards

Friday, March 4 2016 6:04 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Red Wing Water Park has employment opportunities for lifeguards.  Applicants should be at least 16 years old and possess a Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate.   Apply with Community Recreation 2451 Eagle Ridge Drive Red Wing, MN 55066   E-mail: dbborgen@rwps.org Phone: 651-385-4568  

Levee Road Closure Extended

Thursday, March 3 2016 7:30 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Due to unexpected delays in relocating XCEL Energy’s utility poles along Levee Road as well as tight construction quarters, Levee Road from Jackson Street to the Red Wing Grain offices will be closed to through traffic for approximately another 2 weeks.  It was previously expected that Levee Road would be open to through traffic by the end of this week.  Traffic control is in place and drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews and Meyer Contracting appreciate the cooperation and patience of drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience.  Motorists are encouraged t…

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Water Main Break at 4th and Plum Street - Sunday, Feb 28 7:45pm

Sunday, February 28 2016 5:28 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is reporting a water main break at 4th and Plum Streets. All lanes of traffic between 5th and Plum Streets and 3rd and Plum Streets will be closed until further notice. Please seek alternative routes in this area. UPDATE: Public Works is installing barriers and detour signs at the intersection of 4th & Plum Street until the water main is repaired. Expected duration may be two days. Please use an alternate route/detour if you normally travel through this area. Thank you.

President’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, February 12 2016 11:41 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the President’s Day Holiday Week. City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, February 15th. Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, February 15th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, February 16th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, February 17th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, February 18th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, February 19th – Thursday’s Route picked up

Hwy 63 Red Wing Bridge Project Open House Feb. 18th

Friday, February 5 2016 7:16 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation are hosting a public open house for the Red Wing Bridge Project on Feb. 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Red Wing Public Library (225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN).  An informational presentation will begin at 5 p.m., but you're encouraged to arrive at any time.  Project staff will be available to discuss final design and project developments.  The meeting is an opportunity to learn about the project, provide input, and address issues or concerns. Information from the public open house will be m…

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Snow Emergency Plow Routes App Now Available!

Thursday, January 7 2016 12:37 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
City of Red Wing Public Works staff have created a new web mapping application showing street routes affected by a Snow Emergency declaration. Click the link below to view the app. Snow Emergency Plow Routes App The Snow Emergency Plow Routes App allows users to search by address to see if their property is affected by first day rules. The app also shows areas for off-street parking to avoid towing. Please remember that snow emergencies are typically two day events, with the first day affecting all snow emergency routes and the second day all non- snow emergency routes. For more information on City of…

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Thank You for Shoveling Your Sidewalk!

Monday, January 4 2016 12:57 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
What is Red Wing’s current shoveling policy? Property owners must shovel their sidewalk within 24 hours of a snowfall.  After that time City crews will locate sidewalks that have not been shoveled and property owners will be given a onetime notification by posting the notice on the door or in another visible location stating that their sidewalk has not been shoveled and they have an additional 24 hours to clear the sidewalk.  After that time, crews will shovel private sidewalks that have not been cleared so that sidewalks remain safe and accessible for everyone, including children who may be w…

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Lane Restrictions on Hwy 61 Beginning Thursday, December 31st

Thursday, December 31 2015 10:35 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing the right lane of Hwy 61 for north bound traffic at Potter Street beginning Thursday, December 31st.  The lanes will be shifted to the south side of the road to allow the Public Works crews to excavate and repair a broken water main.  Underground work will be completed today, but the driving lane will remain closed until street repairs can be completed on Wednesday January 6th. Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pe…

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