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For Immediate Release
Contact: Lynn NardingerDeputy Director of Public ServicesPublic Works Department651.380.9240
(April 17, 2023, Red Wing, Minn.) - The City of Red Wing Public Works Department has closed Levee Road between Broad Street and Pottery Pond as well as Jackson Street at Old West Main Street. East Fifth Street is closed at the parking lot for Barn Bluff. Sturgeon Lake Road is closed at Frazier Street. These roads will remain closed until the water recedes and roads are safe for travel. They are expected to be closed for two to three weeks.
The parks and boat ramps at Colvill Park and Bay Point Park are closed as of today. Staff will continue to monitor river readings. The Mississippi River is at 14 feet today and is expected to crest at 17.5 feet this weekend.
Barricades and signs will be in place to restrict access as needed. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers, and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience.