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West Avenue Closure (West 5th Street to West 7th Street)

Thursday, August 10 2017 12:00 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(August 10, 2017, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Engineering Department would like to inform you that West Avenue will be closed beginning at approximately 7:00 am on Monday, August 14th between West 5th Street and West 7th Street. The closure is needed to replace utilities on West Avenue near the West 6th Street intersection and rebuild the West Avenue/West 6th Street intersection related to the City’s 2017 Street Reconstruction Project. A signed detour will be posted via West 5th Street, Bush Street, and West 7th Street. The work will last approximately 3 weeks and the road will be reo…

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Red Wing HWY 61 Project Earns MnDot Regional Transportation Recognition

Thursday, August 3 2017 12:34 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Two MnDOT projects earn regional transportation recognition   Red Wing Highway 61/ Main Street project wins quality of life/community development award RED WING, Minn. – Two Minnesota Department of Transportation projects were among the winners last week in the Mid- America Association of State Transportation Officials’ regional America’s Transportation Awards competition.  The Red Wing Highway 61/Main Street project was recognized in the Quality of Life/Community Development category for projects costing less than $25 million. The $9.7 million project illustrates how a collabo…

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Water Main Break located on Highway 63

Thursday, June 29 2017 7:25 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing is currently working on a water main break located on the Red Wing side of the Eisenhower Bridge crossing into Wisconsin. Traffic is currently open, however it’s being directed to the outside lanes of Highway 63 as the leak is on the centerline. Please drive with extreme caution and slowdown in this area. Repairs will begin at 6:00 AM tomorrow morning, Friday, June 30, 2017 The City of Red Wing is dedicated to the ongoing health and well-being of its residents. With its tradition of growth, stability and innovation, city leadership continues to maintain a proactive approach and a f…

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Franklin Street Closure

Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:51 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases

Parking Stall Closures on Old West Main Street

Friday, June 16 2017 4:17 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases

Memorial Day Activities

Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:23 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Memorial Day Observance.  The Red Wing Memorial Day Committee will be hosting the 2017 Red Wing Memorial Day Observance to be held on May 29th. The Memorial Day ceremony will be held from 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. with Color Guards, Master of Ceremonies, Guest speakers, Musical Interludes by RWHS concert Band & Ovation Choir, Floral tributes with firing squad and artillery salutes and TAPS. The event will be held in the east side of Bay Point Park Field of Honor.  The Red Wing Area Seniors are sponsoring the 2017 Field of Honor where there will be a display of 300 3’x5’ American Flags a…

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Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony to be Held

Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:22 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The new bridge is a project that impacts us all, so all are invited to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony to be held on Friday, May 26, at 11 AM in Levee Park.  Come join our local dignitaries, Public Works, and the MN Department of Transportation in heralding in the new project.  More details to follow soon! 

Sweasy Bequeathes Major Funding for Barn Bluff Master Plan

Thursday, May 4 2017 2:31 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases

Conservation Corps of MN to Conduct Controlled Prescribed Burn on Barn Bluff/He Mni Can Wed. 5/3/17

Tuesday, May 2 2017 4:04 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) in cooperation with the City of Red Wing will be conducting a controlled, prescribed burn of select native prairie on Barn Bluff / He Mni Can on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  The burn crew will be focusing on the west end of the bluff.  The purpose of a controlled, prescribed burn is to reduce invasive species in select areas and to stimulate existing prairie plants.  Prescribed 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 th…

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