City of Kenyon - Red Wing Avenue Street & Utility Improvements

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Project Overview

As part of an ongoing plan to upgrade and maintain the aging infrastructure within Kenyon, the City is planning for the reconstruction of the following streets (illustrated below):

  • Red Wing Avenue (2nd Street to 10th Street)
  • 4th Street (Red Wing Avenue to ½ Block west)
  • Alley South of 2nd Street (Red Wing Avenue to Forest Street)

Improvements to these areas will include the complete replacement of bituminous pavement, curb & gutter, sidewalk, watermain and services, and sanitary sewer mains and services. The project will also include the extension and upgrading of storm sewer throughout the project area. The extension of water and sanitary sewer service to the south end of Red Wing Avenue is also included in the project.

The estimated cost of the proposed improvements is $3.707 Million. A portion of the project costs will be assessed to adjacent properties in general accordance with Chapter 429 of the Minnesota Statutes. Please use the links on the left side of this page to access additional information about the project.


Tentative Schedule

Public Informational Meeting #1  September 5, 2019
Public Improvement Hearing September 10, 2019
Final Design (Construction Plans)   September 2019 – February 2020


              Dates below are tentative and are subject to change:

Public Informational Meeting #2 January 23, 2019
Open Bids         March 6, 2020
Public Informational Meeting #3 April 2020
Begin Construction    April/May 2020
Assessment Hearing   Late October 2020
Substantial Completion    Late October 2020
Final Completion   June 2021


Derek Olinger, P.E. - Project Manager
Office: 507-208-4332 x3064
Mobile: 507-525-2685

Joseph Rhein, P.E. - City Engineer
Office: 651-704-9970 x2916
Mobile: 651-968-7384

Public Meetings

Several public meetings and public hearings will be held prior to completion of the project

 Public Informational Meeting #1                9/5/19

Public Improvement Hearing                       9/10/19

Public Informational Hearing #2                       1/23/20

Additional content from upcoming meetings will be posted in the future.

Construction Updates & Newsletters

Construction Newsletter #1 - 4/20/20

Construction Newsletter #2 - 4/30/20

Construction Newsletter #3 - 5/15/20

Construction Newsletter #4 - 5/29/20

What to Expect During Construction - Watch the video


Staging Map