Repair work is set to begin on the Cannon River limestone river wall on Monday, August 19. The project includes the west river wall adjacent to 307 Water Street South, just north of the Third Street Bridge. The project includes cleaning, tuck-pointing, repairing and sealing the existing river wall. Construction crews anticipate completing work by August 30.
Construction crews will be using the city-owned lot at 219 Water Street South as a construction staging area throughout the duration of the project. Pedestrians can expect to encounter work crews in the area of the west river walk during the repair project, but the river walk will remain open during construction.
The City of Northfield urges pedestrians to use caution near the work area.
This repair project was originally bid in August of 2018, but due to the high water levels on the Cannon River crews have been unable to begin the project up to this point.