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26th St and Hiawatha LRT Trail Crossing Improvements

In 2020, the City of Minneapolis will undertake improvements to the trail crossing at 26th St E and Hiawatha Ave next to the Light Rail Train track.

Hiawatha Trail Crossing Improvements Webmap

Project Status

Project Status: Design


To improve safety across this highly traveled intersection, Public Works has been undertaking improvements. In 2018 and 2019, the signals were upgraded at this trail crossing. In 2020, the trail crossing distance will be reduced. A bump out will be constructed and the pedestrian ramps will be upgraded to become ADA compliant.

Project limits

Hiawatha Ave LRT Trail at 26th St E

Year of construction


Detour routes

See the map below showing suggested detour routes for traffic and bicycles, and notes below on pedestrian access:

Hiawatha Trail Crossing Detour Route Map


Tracy Lindgren, Construction Engineer; 612-290-5898 or [email protected] 

Last updated Mar 18, 2020



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