Hennepin County, along with the City of Minneapolis, Metro Transit and MnDOT, have begun planning the latest I-35W Transit/Access project in Minneapolis, which includes the area between approximately 32nd Street and the
I-35W/I-94 Commons area.
View the Project Area Map.
- Determine a recommended location and the preliminary design of a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station in the median of I-35W with connections to/from Lake Street, the Midtown Greenway, Nicollet Avenue and I-35W.
- Complete the preliminary design of I-35W between approximately 32nd Street and I-94; including, the Lake Street/28th Street interchange, the areas to the north of the interchange, and replacement of two bridges.
- Provide guidance on streetscape features, landscaping, pedestrian facilities, and other features that create corridor continuity and neighborhood integration.
- Complete an Environmental Assessment to document any potential environmental impacts and appropriate ways to avoid, minimize and/or mitigate those impacts.