34th Avenue South Street Reconstruction

34th St Ave S 

Project Status

 CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Project Details 




The City of Minneapolis proposes to reconstruct 34th Avenue South between East Minnehaha Parkway and 58th Street East. The proposed project is scheduled to occur over the course of the 2019 construction season and will consist of improvements to the roadway, sidewalk and utilities. City staff is currently in the design and engineering stage for the project.

Project Type:
This project encompasses the entire right-of-way and include full removal of the existing street, subgrade correction, new pavement, curb and gutter, driveways, sidewalk as needed, streetscape elements as needed, utility work as needed, pavement markings, signals, and signage.

Project Limits:
The 34th Ave South project is located in south Minneapolis from East Minnehaha Parkway to 58th Street East.


Construction Timeline:


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Project Meetings

Community Meeting #1
Nokomis East Neighborhood
November 28, 2016 – 6:00 p.m.
4313 54th Street East
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Meeting Presentation
Project Fact Sheet

Community Meeting #2
Nokomis East Neighborhood
January 25, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.
Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church
5011 31st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Meeting Presentation

Community Meeting #3
Nokomis East Neighborhood
January 30, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church
5011 31st Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Meeting Presentation

Business Meeting
Nokomis East Business Association and Nokomis East Neighborhood Association
McDonald’s Liquors and Wine
Lower Level Event Room
5010 S. 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55417

March 13, 2017 – 4:00 p.m.


Project Updates

June 4, 2018:
Pre-Assessment Meeting Presentation

May 1, 2018:
Newsletter Update

March 13, 2018:
Project is now planned for 2019. A Public Hearing is tentatively set for June 5, 2018.

March 24th, 2017:
The staff-recommended Project Layout (Part 1 and Part 2) was approved at the March 24th, 2017 City Council Transportation and Public Works Committee Meeting.

March 2, 2017: 
The project's Preliminary Layout (Part 1 and Part 2) is now available.

Project Contacts

Becca Hughes, Transportation Planner; [email protected] or 612-673-3594

Chris Engelmann, Engineer; [email protected] or 612-673-3274

Menbere Wodajo, Construction Manager; [email protected] or 612-673-3716


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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 Jun 4, 2018



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