Public Works

To help limit the transmission of COVID-19, Public Works facilities are currently closed to the public, though all City services are still available.  

To reach an employee for assistance during business hours, call 651.385.3674. Please direct emails to

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


The department’s responsibilities extend even farther, 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 waste water treatment facilities