33rd & 35th Streets Reconstruction

33rd & 35th St E Webmap

Project Status

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Project Details

Project Description/Overview: The project will reconstruct a short segment of 33rd St E and of 35th St E near the railroad corridor east of Hiawatha Ave. Construction is tentatively scheduled for 2019. A reconstruction project typically includes a new road surface, sub-base, curbs, sidewalk, boulevard space and utilities as needed. The City right of way on both streets is 60 feet in width. The street is in poor condition and sidewalks are narrow with some obstructions within the pedestrian access route.

Project Limits: 

33rd St E (Hiawatha Ave - Minnehaha Ave)

35th St E (East of Hiawatha Ave - Dight Ave)

 

Construction Start Date: 2019

Duration of Construction: 1 construction season expected 

Traffic Impact: Lane closures and /or detours expected during construction

Existing Site Photos:

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Project Meetings

Planning Phase Meeting

Public Works staff attended the City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee on June 21st, 2018 to introduce the project and answer any initial questions.

Public Works staff attended a Longfellow Neighborhood meeting on July 10th, 2018 to introduce the project and answer any initial questions. The meeting was held at Longfellow Recreation Center, 3435 36th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 at 7:30pm.

Public Works staff attended a Longfellow Neighborhood meeting on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 to solicit feedback on the layout options that are currently under consideration. That meeting was held at Longfellow Recreation Center, 3435 36th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 at 7:30pm. Notifications were mailed to property owners within the vicinity of the project corridor.

Project staff have also met with adjacent property owners and railroad representatives to discuss access and operational considerations, and to solicit input on the layout options.

Public Works staff attended the City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee on October 18th, 2018 to gather input on the project layout. 

Project Updates

Project Layouts

The final staff-recommended layout has been developed with consideration for the feedback received at the meetings described above.

33rd St E

The preliminary layout options demonstrate potential design changes that are being explored with the reconstruction project. Staff are currently soliciting feedback on these layout options; this feedback will be considered when developing a final recommended layout this fall. The final recommended layout might take from aspects of either layout option. 

33rd St E layout 

35th St E

The scope of work along 35th St E is limited to the rail crossings and areas immediately adjacent. The goal with this layout is to provide improved pedestrian facilities and street condition at the rail crossing.

35th St E layout

 

Project Fact Sheets

33rd St E Fact Sheet

35th St E Fact Sheet

 

Layout approval

This project was brought to City Council for Layout Approval on November 27, 2018. 

Contacts

Alebel Mehari, Engineer; 612-673-3602 or [email protected]

Forrest Hardy, Transportation Planner; 612-673-5951 or [email protected]  

Last updated Mar 11, 2019

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