Hennepin Avenue South Street Reconstruction

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Project Status

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Project Details

Overview

The City of Minneapolis proposes to reconstruct Hennepin Avenue South between Lake Street West and 36th Street West. 

In addition to addressing aging street infrastructure, the goals of this project include improving the overall experience for users of this corridor by enhancing the pedestrian realm, making the corridor more walkable and transit and bicycle friendly, calming traffic and creating a more livable environment for all. The City Council-approved street layout for Hennepin Avenue can be found under the "Project Documents" section.

 

Project Limits:
Hennepin Avenue South between Lake Street West and 36th Street West

Construction Start Date:
2018

Duration of Construction:
TBD

Traffic Impact:
TBD

 

Existing Site Photos:
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Schedule

Anticipated project schedule (subject to change):

Meetings

Project Meeting #1

January 25, 2017, 6-8pm
Bryant Square Park Recreation Center
3101 Bryant Avenue South

Open House #1 Notice Letter (sent 1/11/17)
Open House #1 Materials (updated 1/26/17)
Open House #1/Survey Summary (updated 2/21/17)

Project Meeting #2

March 9, 2017, 6-8pm
Bryant Square Park Recreation Center
3101 Bryant Avenue South

Open House #2 Notice Letter (sent 2/27/17)
Open House #2 Materials (updated 3/10/17)
Lake Street to 31st Street Concepts 1A-1D (updated 3/10/17)
31st Street to 36th Street Concepts 2A-2C (updated 3/10/17)

Project Meeting #3

April 27, 2017, 6-7pm
Bryant Square Park Recreation Center
3101 Bryant Avenue South

Project Meeting #3 Notice Letter (sent 4/13/17)
Project Meeting #3 Presentation (updated 4/28/17)
Staff Recommended Layout - April 2017 (updated 4/28/17)

Project Documents

2017 Assessment Info Packet (updated 1/25/17)*
Project Fact Sheet  (updated 4/28/17)
Council Approved Street Layout (updated 6/20/17)
Supplement Project Information and Presentation to City Council (upLinkdated 6/20/17)
Frequently Asked Questions (updated 6/20/17)

*This packet provides general information about uniform assessment rates and how the City of Minneapolis calculates influence areas for projects like Hennepin Avenue. Public Works will not have project assessment information about individual parcels until late 2017 or early 2018.

Project Updates

January 5, 2017: Public Works is hosting a project open house with the CARAG and ECCO neighborhoods on January 25, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bryant Square Park Recreation Center (3101 Bryant Avenue South). All are welcome to attend.

January 6, 2017: The project will be presented to the Bicycle Advisory Committee Engineering Subcommittee on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 between 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Colonial Warehouse Building, 212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 404 and the Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Infrastructure & Engineering Subcommittee on Thursday, January 19, 2017 between 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Minneapolis City Hall, 350 5th Street South, Room 212.

January 25, 2017: Those interested in the Hennepin Avenue reconstruction project are encouraged to take this short, 10-minute survey about the project corridor. Your input is important and will help inform the design of the street.

January 26, 2017: The materials presented at the January 25, 2017 open house have been posted in the Open House #1 section above..

February 24, 2017: Public Works is hosting a second project open house with the CARAG and ECCO neighborhoods on March 9, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bryant Square Park Recreation Center (3101 Bryant Avenue South). Project staff will be on hand to share different concepts for the street, seek feedback, and answer questions. All are welcome to attend.

March 9, 2017: The project will be presented to the Bicycle Advisory Committee Engineering Subcommittee on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 between 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Colonial Warehouse Building, 212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 404 and the Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Infrastructure & Engineering Subcommittee on Thursday, March 16, 2017 between 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Minneapolis City Hall, 350 5th Street South, Room 212.

March 10, 2017: The materials presented at the March 9, 2017 open house have been posted in the Open House #2 section above, including concept options for the design of the Lake Street to 31st Street segment and 31st Street to 36th Street segment. Based on community feedback and further technical review, Public Works will select a preferred concept and provide a recommendation to City Council this spring. Please provide feedback on the corridor concepts to project staff by March 27, 2017 - see contact details below.

April 13, 2017: Public Works will hold a third informational meeting to present the recommended concept for Hennepin Avenue and discuss next steps for the project. This meeting is a follow up to two project open house meetings held in January and March of 2017. The third meeting will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2017 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and will include a presentation by project staff.

April 28, 2017: The materials presented at the April 27, 2017 project meeting have been posted in the Project Meeting #3 section above, including the staff recommended layout for Hennepin Avenue. Public Works anticipates seeking City Council approval for the layout in June 2017.

June 30, 2017: City Council approved the staff recommended layout for Hennepin Avenue. The approved layout can be found under the "Project Documents" section.

 

Contacts

Simon Blenski, Project Planner, 612-673-5012 or Simon.Blenski@minneapolismn.gov

Debra Jacobs, P.E., Project Engineer, 612-673-2463 or Debra.Jacobs@minneapolismn.gov

 

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(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 Aug 23, 2017

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