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Hwy 63 Bridge Project Public Open House #3, 10/1/14

Tuesday, September 30 2014 1:55 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Public Open House #3Wednesday, Oct. 1, 20144:30 pm* - 6:30 pm*Presentation begins at 5:00 pmat theRed Wing Public Library (Foot Room)225 East Avenue, Red Wing, 55066 The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be hosting a public open house for the Red Wing Bridge Project on Wednesday, October 1st from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Red Wing Public Library.  You may arrive at any time, but a brief presentation will begin at 5:00 pm.  Project staff will be available to discuss the preliminary design and project developments throughout the Open House.  The meeting is a great opportunity to learn abo…

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Colvill Park Closed Wednesday Night 10/1/14

Thursday, September 25 2014 3:20 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Nymphara Lane as crews set beams for replacement of the Highway 61 bridge. Colvill Park will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night, October 1st, and will be re-opening at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, October 2nd. This closure allows for safe and timely replacement of the bridge. This is the fourth and final closure scheduled. The work is being done by Lunda Construction Co. and the purpose of the project is to remove and replace the bridge to upgrade the structure and improve safety on Highway 61. Traffic control will be in place. Dri…

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October 1, 2014 is "Choose to be G.R.E.A.T." Day in Minnesota

Wednesday, September 24 2014 12:35 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
The Red Wing Police Department submitted a request to Governor Dayton’s office to declare October 1, 2014 as “Choose to be G.R.E.A.T. Day” in Minnesota, to demonstrate our commitment to providing meaningful prevention education to middle and elementary school youth with regard to youth violence, delinquency and bullying. Chief Pohlman has been involved with the G.R.E.A.T. program since 1999 and stated “this directly supports our efforts to provide our youth with these vital life skills”. The Red Wing Police Department, in partnership with the Red Wing Public School District, imp…

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Portion of Grace Street Closed beginning 9/15

Wednesday, September 10 2014 2:20 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing a portion of Grace Street beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 15th for the replacement of a water valve, installation of storm sewer and removal of the blacktop from the Grace Street alley.  The area affected is the portion of Grace Street between Central and Kingman Avenues.  This area will only be closed during the day while crews are working, and will be re-opened each evening. The work is being done by City crews and the closure is expected to last three to four days, weather permitting.  The road will be reopened as soon…

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2014 Fall Hydrant Flushing to Begin 9/29/14

Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:28 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
All hydrants and mains in the City of Red Wing will be flushed beginning Monday, September 29th  2014 at 6:00 a.m.   The new Water Treatment Facilities have improved the water quality in the City of Red Wing and as a result, crews will be reducing the hydrant flushing to ONCE this year.  The hydrant flushing is done to maintain water quality, remove accumulated rust from the water mains and to ensure that the fire hydrants work properly.  Some areas such as dead end streets may be flushed multiple times during the year depending on the specific needs of the area.  Hydrant Flushing…

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Electronics Recycling Event - September 20th, 2014

Monday, September 8 2014 1:40 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing, Solid Waste Campus is co-hosting an Electronics Recycling Event with TechDump & Red Wing Computer & IT Service.  Many items will be accepted free of charge.  CRT TV's, CRT Monitors, & Freon Appliances will have special charges. Electronics Recycling PDF The event will be held on September 20th, 2014 from 8 am to 2 pm at the Solid Waste Campus, 1873 Bench Street.  Select the hyperlink above for more information on the event.  TechDump also has a specific website for this event.  If there are any questions please refer to their website.
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