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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Second Street West closure

Second Street Closure

Eastbound traffic on Second Street West between Spring Street and Trunk Highway 3 will be closed on Monday, September 23, 2019 to allow utility connections for the Historic Depot and Transit Hub Project. Westbound traffic on Second Street West will not be...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 22, 2019

TH246 & Jefferson Parkway Intersection

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The City of Northfield held an open house on August 21, 2019 to learn about the proposed improvements to the TH246 & Jefferson Parkway Intersection.  Please visit the project website at the link below to view the presentation and handout mate...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 15, 2019

River wall repair

River Wall Repair Area

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, re...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Wastewater Treatment Plant release update

Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of Northfield has concluded its internal investigation into the Wastewater Treatment Plant discharge from July 22, 2019 in which a maximum of 5,500 gallons of wastewater was released into the Cannon River. The investigation revealed that the disc...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 31, 2019

City of Northfield seeks input on roundabout project located at Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway

Hwy 246 Jefferson Roundabout Alternatives

The City of Northfield is asking the public to participate in short survey questions related to a roundabout project at Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway set to begin in 2020 by using Polco, a public engagement platform. Survey results will be tabulated a...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Wastewater treatment plant release

Wastewater Treatment Plant

During the morning hours of July 22, 2019, a wastewater tank overflowed releasing a maximum of 5,500 gallons of wastewater into the Cannon River. There aren’t any public health concerns related to the release.

Equipment is in place to prevent the overflow....

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Public Works
Posted on: July 18, 2019

New guidelines for drinking water; filtering recommended for infants

Drinking water

Based on new guidelines, the City of Northfield is recommending households with infants one year of age or younger to filter water for manganese before consumption.

The Minnesota Department of Health has set new guidance levels for manganese in drinking wa...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Two traffic control changes on Washington Street

Washington Traffic Control Changes

With the near completion of the Washington Street Mill and Overlay project, a traffic control change has been implemented at two key intersections along the project corridor. The Washington Street and Fifth Street intersection, which previously operated a...

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Project overview Public Works