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22nd Avenue NE

Final project layout (pdf)

Project Type

Bicycle boulevard

Project Limits

22nd Avenue NE

Arthur Street NE – 22nd Avenue NE to 18th Avenue NE

Construction Start Date

June 2011

Contact Information

Shaun Murphy, (612) 333-2450 or [email protected]. Feedback can also be entered using our online form.

Project Details

Lane changes will include bicycle boulevard pavement markings and signs on the entire project.

Striping including bicycle stencils, will be in epoxy paint.

No parking changes will take place.

Pavement and stop sign changes will take place at three locations:

Innovation will be included by adding bicycle detection at the stoplight at the intersection of 22nd Avenue with Central Avenue.

Bike racks will be installed at five locations (pdf).

Project Updates

October 4, 2011

Construction on the project began in June. Speed bump and stop sign changes are now complete. Bike boulevard pavement markings have also been installed along the length of the route. Most other signing changes will take place over the coming months.

A grand opening and ribbon cutting will take place Thursday, October 6th at 4pm. Meet at Holmes Park on 5th Street SE between 2nd and 4th Avenues SE (the ride will tour 5th Street NE followed by 22nd Avenue NE). For more details visit the project opening website.



August 29, 2010

The project layout for the 22nd Avenue project was approved by the Minneapolis City Council on May 28th. A map of the project (pdf) illustrates the major changes which were approved. Prior to the City Council meeting, localized flyers were distributed for speed bump installation (pdf) at 4th Street, Jackson Street, and Buchanan Street. Presentations were also made to local neighborhood organizations.

The final detailed plans (pdf) have been approved by City, County, and MnDOT staff. The Federal Highway Administration has given approval for the project to move forward. The project is now being advertised to contractors for their bids. Construction is expected to begin in 2011.

February 26, 2010

A public feedback summary (pdf) is available.

January 29, 2010

 Public Works is hosting two public meetings for the project – one on Wednesday, February 10th (pdf) nd Avenue NE) and the other on Wednesday, February 17th (pdf) 22nd Avenue Bicycle Boulevard (pdf) ballot (pdf) will be distributed at the meeting. Flyers are being left at properties along the entire corridor.

October 23, 2009

Minneapolis Public Works is beginning the process of creating preliminary designs for the 22nd Avenue project.  A bicycle boulevard planning tour will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd between 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Shaun Murphy at [email protected] or 612.333.2450 to receive more details. Please leave your e-mail address and a phone number.  Residents, neighborhood organizers, bicyclists, and motorists are all invited to participate.


Other Information

This project is part of the larger Bicycle Operations project, and was funded by the federal Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program.

Last updated Mar 16, 2012



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