Hennepin Avenue Reconstruction Project
Construction season kicks-off Monday, 4/15, with the start of the Hennepin Avenue project. Utility work on the 12th Street to 7th Street portion will start on Monday, April 15th. Hennepin Avenue will be completely rebuilt, block face to block face from 12th Street to Washington. The project will be done in two phases, 12th Street to 7th Street and once that is completed 7th Street to Washington Avenue. Construction will last through 2022. You can get more information on the project website, www.hennepindowntown.
As part of the project buses will be rerouted for the duration. Beginning Monday, April 15th at 5am Hennepin Avenue buses will be detoured to Nicollet. Buses will pick up/drop off at normal bus stops along Nicollet between 3rd street and 11th street including 12th & Yale (Northbound), 12th & Harmon Pl (Southbound) and Spruce Pl between Harmon Pl and Hennepin (Southbound). This detour will continue through 2022. There is more information below and available at MetroTransit.org.