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Traffic Control Change - West Third & Fulton Streets

Thursday, October 29 2015 3:23 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing will be changing the traffic control signage at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Fulton Street on Monday, November 2, 2015.  During the Main Street Reconstruction Project, a four-way stop was installed at the intersection to accommodate increased construction traffic.  With major construction now complete, Public Works staff will remove the four - 4 way stop signs at the intersection and will return the yield signs on Fulton Street for the signage to enter 3rd Street. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive carefully through all work zones and use detour and alt…

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Barn Bluff Master Plan: Public Workshop Session Announcement

Thursday, October 22 2015 3:54 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission is pleased to announce the Kickoff Public Workshop for the Barn Bluff Master Plan to take place on Wednesday November 4, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library. Barn Bluff is one of the best-known natural features along the upper Mississippi River and is significant for its geology, regional recreational use, and its association with prehistoric and native peoples. The City has initiated a planning process to develop a Master Plan that will help to guide future decisions related to Barn Bluff. Citizens have a tremendous interest …

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Portion of Pioneer Road closed beginning Wednesday, October 14th

Tuesday, October 13 2015 4:20 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing a portion of Pioneer Road from Twin Buff Road west to Village Drive beginning Wednesday, October 14th.  The lanes will be shifted to the north side of the road to allow the Public Works crews to excavate and repair a broken sewer main.  Depending on the soil conditions, this portion of road may need to be closed completely to allow crews to safely excavate and expose the main.  The sewer repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day on Friday October 16th with work lasting 3 days, weather permitting. Traffic control will…

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Twin Bluff Water Treatment Plant Open House

Tuesday, October 13 2015 4:08 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing Water Utility is hosting an open house at the Twin Bluff Water Treatment Plant on Saturday, October 24th from 9 am to 3 pm. Utility staff will be on hand to give tours of the treatment facility, and discuss other programs and facilities within the water department. In addition to the tours, there will be displays and information about the Wellhead Protection Program, our computerized process operation and monitoring SCADA system, the recent rehabilitation of the Sand Hill Water Storage Reservoir, the water distribution hydraulic computer model and the quality control sampling and consumer…

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Levee Road Construction to begin the Week of October 12th

Monday, October 12 2015 9:54 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
City of Red Wing has authorized construction of public improvements on Levee Road between Jackson Street and Broad Street.  The proposed improvements include a new roundabout at the intersection of Levee Road and Jackson Street, rehabilitation of the roadway and parking lot pavement, new retaining wall along the marina parking lot, new water main, and a new paved trail. Levee Road will be under construction starting the week of October 12, 2015 and will be substantially complete by the middle of September 2016.  Jackson Street will be closed during fall 2015.  Levee Road will be closed to thro…

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Sister Cities Commission Seeking New Commissioners

Friday, October 9 2015 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Sister Cities Commission is seeking applicants to serve on the Sister Cities Commission. The Sister Cities Commission promotes cultural exchange between cities of different nations to foster strengthened economics, world peace and a greater understanding of the world issues. The City of Red Wing has two official sister cities - Ikata, Japan and Quzhou, China. The commission also has an informal relationship with Drammen, Norway. The Sister Cities Commission can have up to 15 members appointed by the Mayor. The Sister Cities Commission meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every ODD month at…

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Minnesota DNR to Conduct Controlled Prescribed Burns on Sorin’s Bluff on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Tuesday, October 6 2015 10:51 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) in cooperation with the City of Red Wing will be conducting  controlled prescribed burns of select native prairies on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park on Wednesday, October 7th.  The purpose of the burns is to reduce invasive species in these areas and to stimulate existing prairie plants.  The burns are an important step of a long range management plan to preserve and enhance the native and restored prairie communities within the City of Red Wing.  The schedule for the prescribed burns is de…

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