Minnehaha/20th Avenue

Final project layout (pdf)


 

Project Type

On-street bike lanes

Project Limits

20th Avenue S

Minnehaha Avenue – 20th Ave to 31st St (Minnehaha Avenue is also known as 26th Avenue between 28th St and Lake St)

Construction Start Date

August 2010

Contact Information

Shaun Murphy, (612) 333-2450 or shaun.murphy@minneapolismn.gov. Feedback can also be entered using our online form.

Project Details

Lane changes will include bike lanes in each direction on every block of the project. A left turn bike lane will be included on 26th Avenue northbound at 28th Street. 2 travel lanes will be removed between 26th Street and Lake Street, and a center left turn lane will be added.

Parking changes will take place on 20th Avenue between Riverside Avenue and 8th Street. Parking is currently on both sides, but is restricted between April 1 and November 15. Parking will be removed on the east side, remain on the west side, and the seasonal restriction will be lifted.

Striping will be in paint on 20th Avenue between Riverside Avenue and 8th Street, Minnehaha Avenue between 20th Avenue and 26th Street, and Minnehaha (26th Ave) between 28th Street and Lake Street. The remainder of the project will be in permanent tape, which will be installed in conjunction with seal coating.

Bike racks will be installed at six locations.

Project Updates

July 26, 2010

The final striping and signing plans have been approved by City, County, and MnDOT staff. Final approval is anticipated from FHWA in the next week, with striping changes anticipated in early August. Portions of the roadway will be seal coated, which will require bicyclists to use care. In an unrelated project, Hennepin County milled and overlaid 26th Avenue in mid-July (aka Minnehaha Ave) between 28th Street and Lake Street. The new lane configuration developed with the bike lane project was used for striping. The County also extended bike lanes on 26th Avenue between 28th Street and the Midtown Greenway (outside of the project limits).

June 5, 2009

On Wednesday, June 10th, Public Works will host a public meeting striping and signing changes (pdf) and a project summary (pdf) are available for review.

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