2020 - 2022
LocationMany locations in South Minneapolis and Downtown Minneapolis Citywide
The project will improve existing bikeways on portions of:
- 1st Avenue South
- Blaisdell Avenue South
- 28th Street
Proposed enhancements include:
- A two-way bikeway with curb and bollard protection
- Crossing improvements for pedestrians
Develop project layout and seek input on bikeway design
Present design to City Council for approval
Construction between 15th St. and Lake St.
Construction between Lake St. and 40th St.
We plan to begin work on the Whittier/Lyndale bikeway the week of September 7, 2021, beginning on the north end.
We will close and detour blocks for short periods of time as necessary.
Project documents and information
Construction on the 28th Street and Blaisdell Avenue parts of the project will include concrete curbs and pedestrian medians.
Construction on the 1st Avenue portion of the project will include bollards and other quick-build methods, to get ready for the upcoming street reconstruction projects on 1st Avenue between Grant Street and Lake Street.Those projects are planned to begin in 2023.
Learn more about those street reconstruction projects, which will provide further opportunities for more bikeway and street safety upgrades, on the 1st Ave S (Franklin to Lake) and 1st Ave S (Franklin to Grant) project pages.
This project is in progress, beginning the week of September 7, 2021.