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5th Street Reconnection (Samatar Crossing)


Project Status 

CIP Status Stage 4: Construction

Project Details

The City of Minneapolis proposes to reconnect 5th Street South between 11th Avenue South and 15th Avenue South as a local multimodal connection that will include an off-street bicycle facility, and an enhanced pedestrian walkway. 

Project Type:
Construction and Reconstruction

Project Limits:
Connecting 11th Avenue South to 15th Avenue South

Construction Schedule:
Phase 1 - 2017 (August to December 2017) -- East side of the 5th Street Bridge, no impact to Vehicular traffic- Completed
Phase 2 -2018 - West of the 5th Street Bridge, minor impact to traffic, Bridge remains closed; Detour signs for Bikes/Peds are in place

Phase 2 Construction is anticipated to be completed mid-summer 2018.

Public Meetings:

Preconstruction Open House
Friday, August 18, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Brian Coyle Center
420 15th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Preconstruction Open House Flyer

Project Information:

Project Layout
Project Rendering


Project Updates

Future updates will be posted here.



Meseret Wolana, Design and Construction, 612-673-3527

Mary Altman, Public Art, 612-673-3006

(Note: Project information may change due to scheduling, weather, or other factors outside of our control. Listings will be updated as new information becomes available.) Citizens concerned with pedestrian access during construction should contact the project manager directly.

Last updated Jun 14, 2018



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