Elm St and Rollins Ave Resurfacing

Elm St and Rollins Ave Webmap



In Summer of 2020, the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department plans to resurface and provide new paint striping to include existing bicycle facilities on Elm Street and Rollins Avenue from 24th Avenue SE to 15th Avenue SE. This project will continue to connect bicycle facilities on Elm Street to the newly implemented two-way protected bikeway on Rollins Avenue and to existing bike lanes on 15th Avenue SE.

Project goals

The goals of this bikeway project include:

Existing conditions

Average number of daily users

PedestrianBicycleMotor Vehicle


Minneapolis Public Works (2017)- Motor Vehicle

Minneapolis Public Works (2015). Minneapolis Pedestrian and Bicyclist Daily Traffic
Counts. Pedestrian and bicycle counts are generated from a count location on 15th Ave SE south
of Como Ave SE

Reported crashes

Reported crashes by travel mode on Elm Street and Rollins Avenue between 24th Avenue SE and 17th Avenue SE (2000-2015).

Travel ModeReported Crashes% Crashes with Injuries
Motor Vehicle425
Total Crashes425


Minneapolis Police Department (2000-2015)

Existing street design

Elm St

Elm St Cross Section Graphic

Rollins Ave

Rollins Ave Cross Section


December 2019 - January 2020

Public Works will collect corridor data.

January - March 2020

Public Works will develop a layout concept for a bikeway on the corridor.

March 2020

Public Works staff will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

The public meeting on March 31 at the Van Cleve Recreation Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. was canceled.

The Public Works Department canceled this in-person meeting due to the current coronavirus and recommendations to limit large group gatherings. If you would like to receive updates on Public Works projects, including those in your neighborhood, sign up for email updates. For more information about COVID-19 and how city services are being impacted, see our Coronavirus updates.

April 2020

Public Works to provide a design recommendation.

Summer 2020

Construction to begin on the resurfacing and implementation of the bikeway.

Proposed street design

See the proposed street cross sections below, as well as the full street design layout.

Rollins Ave

Cross Section A - Rollins Ave SE for Web

17th Ave SE

Cross Section B - 17th Ave SE for Web

Elm St SE

Cross Section C - Elm St SE for Web


Kristian Zimmerman, 612-673-5011 or [email protected]


Last updated May 5, 2020



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