Pilot Bumpouts: 7th Street S & Chicago Ave

The project installed two pilot bumpouts using DezignLine’s Safe Rail product.


Project is complete.

Project description

This project is a joint project between the City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works (City), the Downtown Improvement District (DID), and Dezign Line.

The project purpose is to install two pilot bumpouts using DezignLine’s Safe Rail product. The pilot is intended to demonstrate a new type of temporary to semi-permanent bumpout and explore the effectiveness of using temporary bumpouts ahead of a permanent treatment. The project will also evaluate the products durability, particularly over a Minneapolis winter season.

Project location

7th Street South and Chicago Ave, northeast and northwest corners.

Construction date

August 2017 to March 2018

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