Project Overview

This project encompasses an approximate .5-mile multi-use bituminous trail along the west side of Hamline Avenue between West Highland Parkway and Montreal Avenue. The scope of work for this trail project includes a multi-use trail, ADA upgrades along Hamline Avenue, stormwater management, and landscape restoration. 

Funding has been secured from the STAR (Sales Tax Revitalization) Program.

Project Updates

June 28, 2024

Construction on the east side of Hamline Ave. will be starting this weekend and going through next week on the new ADA curb ramps. 'Sidewalk closed' signs will be posted in areas to avoid. 

June 2024

Construction on the Hamline Avenue Trail will be starting next week! Work will begin on the pedestrian ramps on the east side of Hamline Avenue, and will move the west side to begin work on the trail and pedestrian ramps later this summer. Check back for construction updates throughout the summer!

March 2024

Project staff attended the Highland District Council Development Committee on March 19, 2024 to provide an update on the project status as well as an overview of the proposed improvements. A link to the slides that were shared at the meeting can be found below:

Project Area

Hamline Avenue Trail Project Area - project area includes the western side of Hamline Avenue between Highland Pkwy and Montreal Ave.

Tentative Schedule:


June: Design Development

July-October: Construction Documents

November: Bidding

December: Construction Contract (pending bids)

Spring 2024: Construction Begins

Construction anticipated to be complete by Fall 2024.

Note that other reconstruction projects are occurring near this project site this year. Information about the Griggs-Scheffer Reconstruction project can be found HERE.

Last Edited: June 28, 2024