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Rochester Fire Department advises of Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall
11/03/2017 4:02 PM
The City of Rochester received notice in October of the publication of the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS).
12/23/2016 11:16 AM
Now you can print a map of each of the 6 City Council wards.
07/06/2016 10:47 AM
Let us know what you think about food trucks in the City. Please take the survey.
11/03/2015 10:24 AM
Beginning on Monday, March 26th, and lasting until the end of the construction project, the sidewalks located on the east side of the 400 and the 500 blocks of 1st Avenue SW and the west side of Broadway Avenue South, adjacent to the “Urban on 1st “ Construction Project, will be closed.
Do you have questions about your remodel project? Are you thinking about doing some plumbing, electrical, or mechanical work at your home or business but don’t know much about permits?
01/17/2018 9:45 AM
PSA: Parking Lane Closure on 14 Ave SW from 2 St SW to the south for South Bound traffic - Alatus Project
Weis Builders will be closing the westerly parking lane along 14th Avenue SW from 2nd Street SW to the southerly construction site limits of the Alatus Project, for south bound traffic.
Continuing on in January 2018, and lasting until the end of the construction of the Riverwalk Rochester project.
Mortenson Construction, in conjunction with the construction of the “Discovery Square” project, will continue to have the sidewalks closed.
Kraus-Anderson Construction in conjunction with the construction of the “Hilton Hotel / Rochester Parking Ramp # 6” project, will continue to have the north portion of 1st Street SE between Broadway Avenue South and 1st Avenue SE barricaded off.
Continuing on in January 2018 and lasting until the end of the construction of the “Residence at Discovery Square” project, Wieser Brothers General Contractor Inc. will be closing the west parking lane and the most westerly north bound traffic lane.
On Monday, Dec. 18, the City Council conducted interviews with two finalists for the City Attorney position.
12/21/2017 5:27 PM
Aaron Parrish and Terry Spaeth have been named by City Administrator Steve Rymer to join the City Administration Department in these critical roles.
Beginning Tuesday, October 24th and going until Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, Northern Pipeline (NPL) will be preforming gas main maintenance work in the west bound traffic lanes of 16th St SW between 5th Avenue SW and Mayowood Road SW. Work will restrict west bound traffic.
10/18/2017 11:33 AM
On Saturday, October 21st, 2017, weather permitting, Hawk & Sons Inc. will be closing 1st Avenue SW between 1st Street SW (pedestrian crossing at the Peace Plaza) & 2nd Street SW to through traffic.
10/18/2017 10:44 AM
East River Road will be closed to through traffic between Broadway Ave N and Riverside Lane NE/24th Street NE starting on Thursday, October 19. Closure is expected to last less than 2 weeks, weather permitting.
10/17/2017 11:24 AM
On Monday, October 16, weather permitting, communication cable work in manholes situated in the roadway will continue. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in various locations along 2nd St SW/SE and on 3rd Ave/Civic Center Drive. Work is form 9a-3p.
10/13/2017 4:01 PM
The sidewalks along the south side of 4th Street SW (200 block) and the west side of 2nd Avenue SW (400 block) will be closed in conjunction with the construction of the Discovery Square Project.
10/13/2017 3:43 PM
Crews have closed the west bound traffic lane, to through traffic, in the 400 and 500 blocks of Center Street East, located between Mayo Park Drive SE and 6th Avenue SE
10/02/2017 5:07 PM
Beginning on Monday, October 9th, and lasting until the end of the construction of the Riverwalk Rochester project, Weis Builders will be closing the most northerly west bound traffic lane, located on the north side of the 400 and 500 blocks of Center Street East.