Queen Avenue North Bicycle Boulevard

(44th Avenue North to Bassett's Creek)

A bicycle boulevard will be added to Queen Ave N from 44th Ave N to Bassett's Creek. The purpose of the project is accomplish the following:

Queen Ave N Bike Blvd Webmap 11-5-18

Project Status

CIP Status Stage 1: Planning


Project Details


The proposed project will create a bicycle boulevard along Queen Ave North for approximately 5.0 miles in North Minneapolis extending from 44th Avenue N to Glenwood Avenue. This segment is currently a low volume local street serving as a parallel route to Penn Avenue. The corridor will receive bicycle boulevard treatments, intersection improvements, and traffic calming measures. The project will also include Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements to any intersection receiving upgrades.


Queen Ave N Bike Boulevard Fact Sheet

Detailed Project Area Map

Project Location

Queen Avenue North from 44th Ave N to Glenwood Ave


2019: Preliminary Design

Winter 2020: Layout Approval 

Spring-Summer 2020: Final Design

2021: Construction


The project will include the following:


This project has a budget of 2.125 million, funded with Federal funds, City Net Debt Bonds, and Hennepin County Funds.

Project Photos

Queen Ave N Bike Blvd 1
An existing bicycle boulevard shows the bicycle boulevard pavement marking.

Queen Ave N Bike Blvd 2
This median on Queen Ave N makes for a safer crossing location.

Queen Ave N Bike Blvd 3
This traffic circle calms traffic for residents on Queen Ave N.

Project Updates

December 26, 2018 Update:

Preliminary design meetings with neighborhood groups occurred in late 2018. Additional public engagement will occur in early 2019 before a final layout is taken before the City Council in March 2019.

Project Contact

Simon Blenski, Project Planner;  612-673-5012 or [email protected] 

Bill Fellows, Project Engineer; 612-673-5661 or [email protected]


Last updated Mar 26, 2019



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