Johnson St NE Street Reconstruction

In 2021, the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department plans to reconstruct approximately one half-mile of Johnson St NE from 18th Ave NE to Lowry Ave NE.

Johnson St NE Reconstruction Webmap

Engagement summary

Public Works has held two rounds of engagement for the Johnson St NE Reconstruction project. The first round was focused on corridor visioning and the second round was focused on gathering feedback on a specific conceptual design proposal. A summary of this work can be found at the project website or at the link below.

Johnson St NE Street Reconstruction Engagement Summary Report

Conceptual design proposal

The City asked for feedback on the Johnson St NE Draft Conceptual Design Proposal using an online survey. The survey closed on November 8, 2019.

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PDF summary of the Johnson St NE draft conceptual design proposal

Proposed cross section

Johnson St NE Proposed Cross Section


This project is a full reconstruction, involving the entire right-of-way and will include the following:

Project timeline

Johnson St NE Timeline Graphic 

Public Works project goals

Existing conditions

Existing roadway

Johnson St NE Existing Cross Section

 The existing roadway in this area currently has parking lanes and sidewalks on either side.

 Johnson St NE Existing Conditions Layout Graphic

The project extends from Lowry Ave NE to 18th Ave NE in Northeast Minneapolis. See larger view of the existing conditions on Johnson St NE.

Existing parking

Public Works studied the existing parking availability and usage on and around Johnson St NE. See the results in the report below.

Johnson St NE Parking Study


Adjacent property owners will be assessed for this street reconstruction project. Additional details about the assessment for this project will become available after further design of the project, including a public hearing through the Transportation and Public Works Committee of the Minneapolis City Council.

See the City of Minneapolis Special Assessments page for more information.

Project documents

Johnson St NE Project Fact Sheet

Johnson St NE Conceptual Proposal Fact Sheet

Johnson St NE Concept Design

Bicycle Network Analysis

Project meetings

Windom Park Citizens in Action (Neighborhood Association Meeting)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Open House #2

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Marino's Deli, parking lot
1946 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis

Open House #1 - Project Introduction

Monday, June 3, 2019, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Northeast Recreation Center
1530 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Open House Informational Boards

Johnson St NE - Open House #1 Summary

Windom Park Citizens in Action (Neighborhood Association Meeting)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019


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Traffic impacts

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2021. During this period residents, businesses, and visitors may experience traffic detours, noise, vibration, and dust in work areas. In addition, temporary impacts such as lane restrictions, intersection reductions, parking restrictions and revised pedestrian and transit routes may occur. Property access will be maintained throughout the construction period. Further information will be posted here as the project nears the start of construction.


Liz Heyman, Senior Transportation Planner; 612-673-2460 or [email protected]

Alexander Kado, Associate Transportation Planner; 612-673-5192 or [email protected]


Last updated Feb 11, 2020



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