Historic Waterford Town Hall moving; power outages planned


The City of Dundas encourages residents to prepare for power outage and traffic closures along Highway 3 late on Saturday, June 24, overnight into Sunday, June 25, while Rice County Steam and Gas Engines, Inc. moves the historic Waterford town hall to their grounds.

This project has been authorized by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and will be supported by the Minnesota State Highway Patrol. The building will be moved from its current site at 3796 321st Street, south along Highway 3. Xcel will have temporary power outages beginning at 10 p.m. on Saturday; outages will last between 1 to 4 hours.

Xcel is contacting customers to make them aware of this disruption. Outages are expected north of Greenvale Avenue from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. and south of Greenvale Avenue to County Road 1 between 1 and 2 a.m. in rolling 30-minute windows. Outages are expected in Dundas between 4 and 6 a.m.

There will be traffic closures on Highway 3 from 10 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday. Please plan alternate routes for your travel.

If you have questions or concerns about the project, contact Rice County Steam and Gas Engines at 507-581-1225.