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Hwy 47, Hwy 65 Signal and Accessibility Improvements

Minneapolis

Traffic Impacts

Hwy 47, Hwy 65 project map
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Current

Note: While construction work is completed at some intersections, it could take two to three weeks to get signals installed. The four way stops will continue until the new signals are in place.

Mon, July 24 through Tue, Aug. 8

  • Southwest quads of First and Second Streets South at Third Ave. (Hwy 65) will be under construction. Look for reduced lanes and sidewalk detours.

July 20 through Thu, July 27

  • Crews will be digging a small trench on University Ave. from Broadway Ave. to 17th Ave. This will happen in front of homes on the west side of University Ave.
  • Note: Access to driveways will remain open. Residents will see and hear construction work. This work is needed to connect traffic signals in the areas.

July 17 through Mon, Aug. 7

  • Access to and from 14th Ave. and Central Ave. on both sides of the road will be closed. Look for reduced lanes and sidewalk detours.

July 12 through Wed, July 25

  • Access to and from the east side of 13th Ave. at University Ave. will be closed. Look for reduced lanes and sidewalk detours.

July 5 through Mon, July 24

  • The northwest quads of Second St. South and First St. South at Third Ave. (Hwy 65) will be under construction. Look for reduced lanes and sidewalk detours.

Upcoming

Tue, July 25 through Tue, Aug. 15

  • Access to the east side and west side of 20th Ave. from Central Ave. will be closed. The intersection will be a four-way stop and reduced to one lane in each direction. Sidewalks will be closed and detours will be set up.

About the 2017 signal and sidewalk ramp improvements

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the signal systems and sidewalk ramps to comply with ADA requirements at nine intersections on Hwy 47/University Ave. and Hwy 65/Central Ave.

  • The nine intersections that will receive improvements include:
    • Hwy 47 at NE 20th Ave.
    • Hwy 47 at NE 17th Ave.
    • Hwy 47 at NE 13th Ave.
    • Hwy 65 at S 1st St.
    • Hwy 65 at S 2nd St
    • Hwy 65 at NE 27th Ave.
    • Hwy 65 at NE 22nd Ave.
    • Hwy 65 and NE 20th Ave
    • Hwy 65 at NE 19th Ave.
    • Hwy 65 at NE 14th Ave.

2016 project work - complete

  • Completed: August through November 2016
Hwy 47, Hwy 65 2016 project work map
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About this project

Summary of work

  • Reconstructed the signal systems and sidewalk ramps to comply with ADA requirements at six intersections on Hwy 47/University Ave. and Hwy 65/Central Ave.

  • The six intersections that received improvements included:
    • Hwy 47/University Ave. and 3rd Ave NE
    • Hwy 47/University Ave. and 5th Ave NE
    • Hwy 47/University Ave. and 8th Ave NE
    • Hwy 65/Central Ave. and 24th Ave NE
    • Hwy 65/Central Ave. and 29th Ave NE
    • Hwy 65/Central Ave. and 35th Ave NE