Bloomington Ave S Pedestrian Improvements

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

Project status


Project description

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

Average Number of Daily Users

Pedestrians: 280-450
Bicycles: 350-380
Motor Vehicles: 6,850


Project updates

August 9, 2019: Removal of the pedestrian ramps and center islands are complete. Minneapolis water will be relocated the fire hydrants while paving crews installed new ADA pedestrian ramps and center islands.

August 1, 2019: Construction of project began.

Project schedule

July - November 2018: Public Works collected data and initiated a community engagement process.

December - January 2018: Public Works developed a layout concept.

February 2019: Public Works provided a design recommendation.

August 1, 2019: Start of project construction.

Project goals

The goals of this bikeway project included

  • Support demand for safe crossings
  • Enhance comfort and predictability of all users
  • Reduce crossing distance for pedestrians
  • Upgrade curb ramps to be ADA compliant


Contact us

Public Works


City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 203
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Office hours

Open to the Public by Appointment