29th Street Reconstruction

In 2016, the City of Minneapolis reconstructed 29th St W in the Uptown area between Lyndale Ave S and Bryant Ave S.

In 2021 we will reconstruct 29th St W between Fremont and Emerson Ave S; and between Dupont and Bryant Ave S.

29TH St W

Shared Street Evaluation Survey

Tell us what you think about 29th Street! 29th Street W from Bryant Avenue to Lyndale Avenue is the City's first "Shared Street". A shared street is one where vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles share the same public roadway. 

Please Take our survey.

Survey Link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/29thSharedSt 

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:
Lyndale Ave - Bryant Ave, Freemont Ave S - Emerson Ave S, and Dupont Ave - Bryant Ave S

Construction Start Date:
Lyndale Ave - Bryant Ave has been completed in the 2016 construction season.
Freemont Ave S - Emerson Ave S and Dupont Ave - Bryant Ave S are scheduled for 2021

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.

W 29th Street 1     W 29th Street 2


Project Meetings

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

Project Documents:
W 29th St Reconstruction Layout
September 10 Open House Agenda
September 10 Open House #3 Info
July 21, 2014 Open House Summary
June 8, 2014 Open Street Info
May 27, 2014 Open House Info
May 27 Survey Results

* Documents above can be viewed upon request.

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 Council/Mayor approves the draft concept.  Project construction is expected to begin in 2016.


Contact: 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 4, 2019



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