Johnson St NE and 35W ramp intersection reconstruction

The city will reconstruct the intersection of Johnson St NE and the ramps leading to I-35W.

Key information


2022 to 2024 or 2025.


The project is located at the intersection of Johnson Street NE, I-35W ramps, and the western entrance to the Quarry shopping center.

Northeast Park

Project overview

The City of Minneapolis is planning to reconstruct the Johnson St NE intersection north of the ramps leading to I-35W. The project provides an opportunity to improve the safety and comfort for all users of the intersection.

This new street design will meet the area’s current and future needs and aligns with the following City policies: 

Johnson St NE intersection


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Project timeline

Engagement for the project started in 2022 and will continue into 2023, along with the design process. Final design will occur between late 2023 to early 2024. Construction will take place between 2024 and 2025.


Johnson timeline




Project goals

The goal of this project is to improve the safety and comfort of all users of the intersection. The project will:


· improve sidewalk connectivity and upgrade pedestrian ramps and signals,

· fill in an existing bikeway gap along Johnson St. NE,
· improve the design and operation of the existing intersection,
· incorporate Green Stormwater Infrastructure
· improve the transit stops and experience along Johnson St. NE,
· add signal improvements, new signage, and new pavement markings as needed.

Project engagement

We welcome community feedback and input. To date, we have done one round of community engagement. Engagement opportunities will occur throughout 2023 and 2024.


Public Meeting #1 – Open House

An open house was held at the Northeast Recreation Center on Thursday, February 2, 2023.

Take the Public Meeting #1 Survey


Future opportunities public input will be added here.

Project phase

This project is Input phase.



In Progress


Contact us

Fontaine Burruss

Transportation Planner

Public Works



Luke Hanson

Senior Transportation Planner
Public Works