27th Avenue SE
On-street bike lanes and shared lane markings (aka sharrows)
27th Avenue SE th Street SE
4th Street SE th Avenue SE to 29th Avenue SE
29th Avenue SE th Street SE to U of M Transitway
Construction Start Date
Lane changes will include bike lanes in each direction of 27th Avenue between Franklin Avenue and University Avenue. Two of the four travel lanes will be removed. Shared lane markings will be added on 27th Avenue between University and 4th Streets, as well as on 4th Street and 29th Avenue.
Striping will be in permanent tape between Franklin Avenue and University Avenue. A layer of seal coating will be laid over the roadway surface, and permanent tape will be laid into this layer. Portions of the project will be milled and overlaid in order to create a bike lane which is one surface. This will take place on 27th between Essex and University, east side, and on 27th between Yale and Franklin, west side. These areas will then be seal coating, and will also have permanent tape.
Parking changes will take place between the I-94 Bridge and Franklin Avenue. Parking will be added between the I-94 Bridge and Yale, both sides. Parking will be removed on 27th between Yale and Franklin, west side.
Bike racks will be installed.
August 16, 2010
The final striping and signing plans have been approved by City and MnDOT staff and final approval has come from FHWA. Seal coating work has been done. The next step is that permanent tape will be laid. The portions of the project which will be milled and overlaid well be done later this month or September. Seal coating and permanent taping of those sections will take place in 2011.
June 15, 2009
On Thursday, June 18th, Public Works will host a public meeting draft proposal for new bicycle lanes on 27th Avenue SE project summary th/Franklin/East River Parkway next to the stairway at the southwest corner and bring a bicycle.
Last updated Mar 16, 2012