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University and Fourth roadway improvements

County roads 36 and 37 in Minneapolis

Hennepin County, in participation with the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Metro Transit, and the University of Minnesota, is developing a design plan for roadway improvements on University Avenue (County Road 36) and Fourth Street SE (County Road 37) between I-35W and Oak Street in Minneapolis.

Construction is expected to begin in 2023.

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Project goals

One main goal of this project will be to improve bicycle and transit facilities on University Avenue and Fourth Street to help make the roadway safer for all users.

This project will also provide:

  • Upgrade intersections for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Modernize the traffic signal systems
  • Improve access to transit stops

Project location

Upcoming design outreach

Check this site again for other opportunities to provide your feedback.

Previous design outreach

Summer 2021

The online open house has closed. Check back soon for an engagement summary and other project updates.

Spring 2020

Project staff hosted an online open house during spring 2020. We heard from the public regarding preferences for bikeway options and other improvements for people walking, rolling, biking, and taking transit.

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