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Bloomington Ave S Pedestrian Improvements

In 2019, Public Works will construct pedestrian improvements on Bloomington Ave S at 22nd St E and 27th St E.

Bloomington 22nd location map

Bloomington Ave S at 22nd St E

Bloomington 27th location map

Bloomington Ave S at 27th St E

Project Status

Project Stage: Completed

Project Description

In 2019, the Minneapolis Public Works Department, plans to construct a pedestrian safety project on Bloomington Ave at the intersections of E 22nd St and E 27th St. This project will include infrastructure enhancements to create a safer environment for pedestrians attempting to cross Bloomington Ave.

Average Number of Daily Users

 Ped Icon Pedestrian: 280-450
 Bicycle Icon Bicycle: 350-380
 Car Icon Motor Vehicle: 6,850

Existing Street Conditions at 22nd St E Intersection

Bloomington 22nd Street Cross Section

Existing Street Conditions at 27th St E Intersection

Bloomington 27th Street Cross Section

Project Goals

The goals of this bikeway project include:

Project Schedule

July - November 2018: Public Works will collect data and initiate a community engagement process.

December - January 2018: Public Works will develop a layout concept.

February 2019: Public Works to provide a design recommendation.

August 1, 2019: Start of project construction.


Bloomington 22nd Aerial

Existing intersection at Bloomington Ave and 22nd St E from above.

Bloomington 27th Aerial

Existing intersection at Bloomington Ave and 27th St E from above.

Project Updates

August 9, 2019: Removal of the pedestrian ramps and center islands are complete. Minneapolis water will be working on relocating the fire hydrants next week while paving crews continue to install new ADA pedestrian ramps and center islands.

August 1, 2019: Construction of project begins today.

Project Contacts

Chris Kartheiser, Associate Transportation Planner; 612-673-2544 or [email protected]

Peter Behnk, Supervisor Engineering Technician; 612-772-3883 or [email protected]


Last updated Feb 11, 2020



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