16th Ave. N Near North

In 2022, the City of Minneapolis plans to improve 0.98 miles of 16th Ave N between Queen Ave N and Aldrich Ave N. This project will increase safety for walking and biking in this area. This is a Safe Routes to School project.

Key information

Dates

2020 - 2022

Location

16th Ave. N. between Queen Ave. N. and Aldrich Ave. N.

Near-North Willard-Hay

Safe Routes to School projects

For more information on other Safe Routes to School (SRTS) safety improvements, visit the Safe Routes to School program page.

Overview

Project goals

The goals of this project include:

  • Improve safety for the most vulnerable users of the street
  • Connect three schools and three parks
  • Address safety on a documented crash concentration corridor
  • Fulfill City goals for
    • Complete Streets
    • Vision Zero
    • All ages and abilities bikeways
    • transportation equity measures

Reported crashes

Reported crashes by travel mode on 16th Ave N from Queen Ave N to Aldrich Ave N (2011-2015).

Travel modeReported crashes% of crashes with injuries
Pedestrian 4 100%
Bicycle 4 100%
Motor vehicle 47 38%
Total crashes: 52 44%

Source: Minneapolis crash location system

Project schedule

First design

Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

  • Preliminary (first) design
  • Engagement of the project
Final design

Summer 2021 - Winter 2022

We expect to complete the final design of the project.

Construct project

Summer 2022

We expect to construct the project in 2022.

Weekly stakeholder meeting

Join us at the Near North SRTS weekly stakeholder meeting to get an overview of the upcoming construction work. We will hold the meetings throughout reconstruction. 

Every Friday at 1:00 p.m. starting July 15.
via Microsoft Teams

Join the weekly stakeholder meeting

 

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Existing 16th. Ave. N.
Existing conditions on 16th Ave. N. The adjacent land use is mostly residential with some park land and educational uses.

Project phase

This project is in progress.

Input

Design

In Progress

Complete

Contact us

Nathan Kemmer

Project Engineer

Public Works

Phone

612-673-3274