On-street bike lanes
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
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.
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
Last updated Mar. 16, 2012