Public Works

The Public Works Department is among the most visible of all City of Red Wing departments. All residents receiving water, sanitary sewer, and stormwater services are connected with Public Works. But it doesn’t stop there.


The department’s responsibilities extend even further, overseeing the city’s infrastructure as well as the maintenance of all:

  • Athletic fields
  • Bridges
  • Parks and trails
  • Public streets
  • Sidewalks


The City of Red Wing Public Works Department is responsible for planning, programming, construction, and maintenance of Public Works facilities. This includes:

  • Coordination of mass transit modes
  • On-street, off-street parking
  • Sanitary sewer
  • Street infrastructure
  • Street lighting
  • Traffic control
  • Watermain and wastewater treatment facilities