Public Works

Congratulations to Goodhue County Public Works employees Steve Matthees and Noah Wandersee!  Steve and Noah each received a Citizens Medal of Commendation from Sheriff Marty Kelly for their heroic actions on October 14, 2021, which saved a woman from a burning vehicle that was involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Click here to view video of the award ceremony.

Citizens Medals
PW Group Photo

Welcome to Goodhue County Public Works! Our team is dedicated to providing high quality services and projects to the public. Some of our key responsibilities include:

  • County highway construction and engineering
  • County highway road maintenance
  • Operation of the recycling center in Red Wing and collection of recyclables from ten drop box locations throughout the County
  • Household hazardous waste collections
  • Oversee operations at the demolition landfill near Wanamingo
  • Park planning and maintenance at Byllesby Park and Nielsen Memorial Preserve