Old West Main & Upper Harbor Renewal Project

Project Overview

The City of Red Wing is currently working to shape the future of Old West Main Street and the Upper Harbor Area. This renewal project includes reconstruction of Old West Main Street from Highway 61 to Buchanan Street, installation of a bike and pedestrian bridge to the Upper Harbor, and a vision for recreational and public space development of the Upper Harbor Area.


The final design of the Old West Main Street Reconstruction Project has been completed and is awaiting MnDOT approval. The project is anticipated to be bid in early March. Construction is anticipated to start in June 2021 and final completion in November 2021. Check out the concept renderings for what Old West Main will look like below.

What will Old West Main look like?

Check out the concept renderings below!


The project has been successfully awarded to contractor Kraemer North America out of Burnsville, MN. The Contractor anticipates starting the bridge construction in min-March and final completion is September 30, 2021.

What will the bridge look like?

Check out the concept renderings below!

Preferred Alternative

The video below shows the selected alternative based on community and advisory committee feedback. Check out the full layout in the Goals & Concepts tab and previous engagement summaries in the Stay Involved tab!

Project Schedule

2018 – 2019    Planning & Preliminary Design

2019 – 2020    Final Design & Construction Documents

2021 – 2022    Construction

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Project Contacts:

Cory Bienfang, P.E. | Project Manager

Ryan Illa | City Project Manager

Jay Owens, P.E. | City Engineer/ Engineering Director