Nicollet Ave Safety Improvements - Phase 1

This is a Vision Zero project. The City installed safety treatments using paint and bollards. These treatments will help the City prevent severe injuries and deaths from traffic crashes.

Key information




Nicollet Ave between Lake St and 46th St

Kingfield Lyndale

Project overview

The Vision Zero Capital Program will install cost effective safety improvements that

  • Help to end crashes
  • Promote safer driving

These improvements provide a similar user experience as

  • Curb extensions
  • Medians
  • Lane narrowing

The goals of these safety improvements are to increase the safety of all users because they

  • Promote safe driving
  • Lower vehicle speeds
  • Reduce crossing distances for people walking
  • Improve visibility at intersections

Nicollet Ave project overview

Vision Zero program overview

See the proposed changes along Nicollet Ave


Project phase

This project is Complete.



In Progress


Existing Nicollet Ave

Vision Zero projects

For more information on other Vision Zero safety improvements, visit the Vision Zero projects page.

Vision Zero

We can work together to prevent severe injuries and deaths from traffic crashes.

Contact us

Amy Barnstorff 

Transportation Planner
Public Works



Public Service Building
505 Fourth Avenue South, Room 410
Minneapolis, MN 55415