Red Wing Awarded $1.99 Million in Port Infrastructure Development Funding

6 Nov 2023


(November 6, 2023, Red Wing, Minn.) – The Red Wing Port Authority and City of Red Wing will
receive $1.99 million in grant funding to complete port improvements at two industrial sites.

The first component of the project is the repair and rehabilitation of the Little River Bulkhead.
Little River Bulkhead is used for unloading bulk commodities from barges, and repairs are
necessary to maintain the bulkhead and its dock’s long-term integrity and functionality.

The second component of the project is to replace four barge mooring clusters that are adjacent
to Red Wing Grain’s Mississippi River barge dock wall. The clusters are leased to Red Wing
Grain, who uses them for barges carrying corn and soybeans after they have been loaded. The
grant funding will allow damaged clusters to be replaced and for the clusters to be realigned for
improved navigation.

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