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City of Red Wing's Annual Electronics Recycling Event October 15 at the Red Wing Waste Campus

Monday, October 10 2016 9:36 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Providing valuable community service, City of Red Wing partners with ProAct eRecycling Services to collect computers, televisions and screens, cell phones, printers and more, many items for a reduced fee or free The City of Red Wing and ProAct eRecycling Services are partnering together to hold an Electronics Recycling Collection event for all residents and businesses in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin during the City of Red Wing’s Annual Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red Wing Waste Campus located at 1873 Bench Street in Red Wing. “…

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TH 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project - Bush & Potter Street Closures at Main Street

Thursday, May 19 2016 2:14 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the reopening of Plum Street (TH 58) at the intersection of Main Street (TH 61) with temporary surfacing is planned to take place on Friday, May 20th.  As part of the reopening, the Bush and Potter Street intersections at Main Street are planned to be closed to allow the concrete work to progress through these intersections.  The focus will be to complete all of the new concrete work on the south side while Plum Street remains open, saving this intersection for last.   It is estimated that …

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Solar Power Up: 2016 Earth Week Event

Friday, April 8 2016 12:08 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Red Wing Sustainability Commission and the City of Red Wing, along with Red Wing Partners In Energy, League of Women Voters-Red Wing Chapter, Midwest Renewable Energy Association and Clean Energy Resource Teams are sponsoring this Earth Week Event. TUESDAY, APRIL 19TH Solar Power Up - Solar Power Your Home, Business or Farm Location:  Red Wing Public Library, Lower Level, 225 East Avenue Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm to view RWHS Sustainability Club Projects) This free 90-minute seminar will educate homeowners, small business owners and farmers on the benefits of solar …

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TH 61/Main Street Reconstruction Project - Overnight Construction

Wednesday, March 30 2016 11:02 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
As part of the TH 61/Main Street project, the City’s contractor, Meyer Contracting will be constructing a water main connection at the intersection of Bush Street and Main Street.  The work is scheduled to begin at approximately 8:00 pm Thursday evening (3/31) and will continue into the early hours of Friday morning.  This water main connection will require water service disruption to area businesses and residents, but overnight construction will allow us to minimize the impacts to those affected by the shutdown.  The affected properties have been notified about this water service disrupt…

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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: 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