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Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

29th Street Reconstruction

29th St location map

Project Details

Project Type:
This project involves the reconstruction of W 29th St.  A Shared Use Street concept (woonerf) is being pursued to improve the pedestrian environment and to better meet the needs of the community.

Project Limits:
The 29th St project is located in south Minneapolis from Dupont Ave S to Lyndale Ave S and from Emerson Ave S to Fremont Ave S. The portion to be reconstructed in 2016 is between Bryant Ave S and Lyndale Ave S.

Construction Start Date:
Week of July 25, 2016

Duration of Construction:
There will be substantial completion in one construction season. Tree planting and sodding will take place in 2017.

Traffic Impact:
Access to existing buildings will be maintained.

Public meetings have been held and the community engagement process has concluded.

Project Documents:
June 4, 2015 Layout
September 10 Open House Agenda
September 10 Open House #3 Info
July 21, 2014 Open House Summary
June 8, 2014 Open Street Info
June 8, 2014 Open Street Pics
May 27, 2014 Open House Info
May 27 Open House Pictures
May 27 Survey Results

Project Updates

October 31, 2016: The project is substantially complete and open to the public. Lighting will be added this winter with trees and sodding to be placed in Spring 2017. A grand opening will be held once the project is complete. Public art will also be installed in Spring 2017.

2015: Preliminary design concepts have recently been developed for public comment.  The project final design will be completed in 2015 after the City Coucil/Mayor approves the draft concept.  Project construction is expected to begin in 2016.


Contacts: Don Pflaum, Design, 612-673-2129
Tracy Lindgren, Construction, 612-290-5898

(Note: Project information may change due to scheduling, weather, or other factors outside of our control. Listings will be updated as new information becomes available.) Citizens concerned with pedestrian access during construction should contact the project manager directly.)

Last updated Dec 20, 2016



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