For Immediate Release
June 28, 2021
Contact: Jay Owens
(June 28th, 2021, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing would like to inform the public that the following notification has been received from Xcel Energy:
Xcel Energy Gas Main Replacement Project
West Fifth Street Temporary Road Closures and Detours
Xcel Energy, and its contractor Q3C, will be performing gas main work on a portion of W 5th Street, between the intersections of East Avenue and Bluff Street, which will require temporary partial road closures and associated detours.
At 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, through Friday, October 1 at 5:00 p.m., sections of West Fifth Street will be partially closed to through traffic for Xcel Energy’s contractor Q3C to complete gas main work in the area between East Avenue and Bluff Street. There will be various detours in this area which will be updated and communicated throughout the project. No residential/commercial driveways are to be impacted by the construction area. Residents and employees of local businesses are asked to please follow posted detour signs for the duration of the closure. West Fifth Street will completely be reopened in this area on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.
We appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers, and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive carefully through all work zones. Thank you in advance for your patience