37th Ave. NE reconstruction

The City will reconstruct 37th Ave. NE between Central Ave. and Stinson Blvd.

Key information




37th Ave. NE between Central Ave. and Stinson Blvd

Waite Park

Project overview

In 2023, we'll reconstruct 1.0 mile of 37th Ave NE between Central Ave and Stinson Blvd. 

This includes complete replacement of the street including

  • pavement
  • curb
  • gutter

We usually include sidewalks and boulevard in the street reconstruction as well. 

This work provides a chance to add

  • safety improvements
  • greening
  • other improvements

  37th Ave NE Reconstruction Project Map


July 2018

Minneapolis Public Works worked with Columbia Heights, Saint Anthony and other project partner cities on a regional solicitation application.

December 2018

The project was added to City of Minneapolis 5-year Capital Improvement Program.


Project partners to conduct more engagement and preliminary design on the project.

Winter 2022

Approval of a preliminary design expected.

Existing conditions

This segment of 37th Ave NE is a minor arterial street, serving:
  • The Waite Park neighborhood of Minneapolis
  • Columbia Heights
  • Saint Anthony
The adjacent land use is mostly residential with commercial buildings at major intersections.

Reported crashes

Reported crashes by travel mode on 37th Ave NE between Central Ave and Stinson Blvd (2011-2015)

Mode of transportation Reported crashes % Crashes with injuries
Pedestrian 4 100%
Bicycle 1 100%*
Motor vehicle 40 40%
Total crashes 45 46%

*Fatal injury

Upcoming virtual public meeting

Join us for 37th Ave NE pre-assessment informational meeting!


  • Monday, February 6, 2023
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • via Microsoft Teams
  • Meeting ID: 260 233 445 87 
  • Passcode: wyzVcc 

Join the 37th Ave NE virtual informational meeting


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Open house 2

An online project meeting was be held on Tuesday May 18th, 2021 at 6:00pm to provide project details and collect feedback on the final preferred concept.


View the 37th Ave NE Reconstruction presentation 2.

Open house 1

View the 37th Ave NE Reconstruction presentation.

Project phase

This project is in the input phase.



In Progress


Contact us

Alebel Mehari

Project Engineer
Public Works



Forrest Hardy

Transportation Planner

Public Works