18th Ave NE Reconstruction

(Johnson St NE to Stinson Blvd)

In 2020, the City of Minneapolis will be reconstructing 18th Ave NE in northeast Minneapolis between Johnson St NE and Stinson Blvd.

18th Ave NE Johnson to Stinson Webmap 11-5-18

Project status

Project Status: Design

Project details


The City of Minneapolis is planning to reconstruct approximately 0.5 miles of 18th Avenue NE in the Northeast Park and Windom Park neighborhoods. The project will replace aging pavement and improve the right-of-way for all users and modes of travel. This project provides an opportunity to incorporate ADA compliant pedestrian ramps, address sidewalk obstructions and sidewalk/trail gaps, and add boulevard space with street trees. The project will connect into the recently constructed trail to west along 18th Ave NE.

See the recommended design for the 18th Ave NE project.

Project Type

The project includes full reconstruction of the entire right-of-way and will include filling sidewalk gaps, ADA pedestrian ramps, boulevard space, pavement, curb and gutter, and utility improvements. The project will also include new signage, new pavement markings, and improve non-motorized crossings to Northeast Minneapolis’ major retail center.

Project Limits

Approximately 0.5 miles of 18th Avenue NE between Johnson Street NE and Stinson Parkway.

Project Timeline

18th Ave NE Street Reconstruction Timeline Graphic

Traffic Impacts

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2020. During construction, residents, businesses, and visitors may expect traffic detours, noise, vibration, and dust in work areas. In addition, temporary impacts such as lane restrictions, intersection reductions, parking restrictions or revised pedestrian and bicycle routes may be expected during construction. Property access will be maintained throughout construction. Specific construction staging and traffic detour information will be posted here as the project gets closer to construction.

Project Meetings

Details on public meetings will be announced here.


Project Fact Sheet

Recommended Layout - May 2019

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Beverly Warmka, Project Engineer; 612-673-3762 or [email protected]


Last updated Feb 5, 2020



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