Busiest bridges for cyclists in Minneapolis


Stone Arch Bridge - Source robandbee.com

Stone Arch Bridge – Source robandbee.com

Listed below are most recent average daily bicycle traffic counts for 40 bridges in the City of Minneapolis. The are only a small part of some 500+ bicycle and pedestrian traffic count locations throughout the city. Such data being available is a tremendous resource for bicycle/transportation planning as well as for safety and advocacy efforts. Hat’s off to Minneapolis!

  • Bike path (BP)
  • Bike lanes (BL)
  • Protected bike lanes (PBL)
  • Wide shoulders (WS)
  • None/ride in traffic (N)
  • Street sidepath (SP)
  1. Washington Avenue SE Bridge (BP) over the Mississippi River = 7,370 bicycles per day (2012)
  2. Sabo Bridge (BP) over Hiawatha Avenue S. = 2,760 bicycles per day (2014)
  3. E. Franklin Avenue Bridge (BL) over the Mississippi River = 1,780 bicycles per day (2015)
  4. Stone Arch Bridge (BP) over the Mississippi River = 1,650 bicycles  per day (2015)
  5. Hennepin Avenue S. Bridge (WS) over the Mississippi River = 1,540 bicycles per day (2015)
  6. E. Lake Street Bridge (WS) over the Mississippi River = 1,400 bicycles per day (2015)
  7. Dinkytown Greenway Bridge (BP) over the Mississippi River = 1,270 bicycles per day (2015)
  8. Wirth Parkway Trail Bridge (BP) over I-394 = 1,090 bicycles per day (2015)
  9. Loring Bikeway Bridge (BP) over Lyndale Avenue S. = 1,030 bicycles per day (2015)
  10. 5th Street SE Bridge over I-35W = 1,030 bicycles per day (2014)
  11. Intercity/Ford Pkwy Bridge (BL) over the Mississippi River = 930 bicycles per day (2015)
  12. 10th Avenue SE Bridge (BL) over the Mississippi River = 830 bicycles per day (2015)
  13. Plymouth Avenue N. Bridge (PBL) over the Mississippi River = 670 bicycles per day (2015)
  14. 8th Street SE Bridge (N) over I-35W = 640 bicycles per day (2014)
  15. 20th Avenue S. Bridge (BL) over I-94 = 590 bicycles per day (2015)
  16. 3rd Avenue S. Bridge (WS) over the Mississippi River = 580 bicycles per day (2015)
  17. 4th Street SE Bridge (N) over I-35W = 520 bicycles per day (2012)
  18. Riverside Avenue Bridge (BL) over I-94 = 470 bicycles per day (2015)
  19. Washington Avenue S. Bridge (BL) over I-35W = 410 bicycles per day (2015)
  20. Portland Avenue S. Bridge (BL) over Minnehaha Creek = 390 bicycles per day (2013)
  21. Bloomington Avenue S. Bridge (SP) over Highway 62 = 380 bicycles per day (2015)
  22. Irene Whitney Bridge (BP) over I-94 = 350 bicycles per day (2014)
  23. Camden Bridge (BP) over the Mississippi River = 290 bicycles per day (2013)
  24. Penn Avenue S. Bridge (N) over Highway 62 = 270 bicycles per day (2014)
  25. E. 40th Street Pedestrian Bridge (BP) over I-35W = 250 bicycles per day (2014)
  26. 25th Avenue S. Bridge (N) over I-94 = 210 bicycles per day (2009)
  27. Xerxes Avenue Bridge (N) over Highway 62 = 180 bicycles per day (2010)
  28. Van White Memorial Blvd Bridge (SP) over the Cedar Lake Trail = 170 bicycles per day (2014)
  29. St. Anthony Parkway Bridge (SP) over University Avenue NE = 160 bicycles per day (2013)
  30. 7th Street N. Bridge (BL) over I-94 = 140 bicycles per day (2015)
  31. Lowry Avenue Bridge (BL) over the Mississippi River = 140 bicycles per day (2013)
  32. Portland Avenue S. Bridge (N) over Highway 62 = 130 bicycles per day (2014)
  33. Boom Island Pedestrian Bridge (BP) over the Mississippi River = 130 bicycles per day (2011)
  34. E. 24th Street Pedestrian Bridge (BP) over Hiawatha Avenue S. =-130 bicycles per day (2012)
  35. E. 24th Street Pedestrian Bridge (BP) over I-35W = 90 bicycles per day (2012)
  36. Groveland Avenue Bridge (N) over I-94 = 80 bicycles per day (2011)
  37. Broadway Avenue Bridge (N) over the Mississippi River = 60 bicycles per day (2013)
  38. 46th Street E. Bridge (N) over I-35W = 40 bicycles per day (2015)
  39. 49th Avenue Bridge (BL) over Shingle Creek = 20 bicycles per day (2012)
  40. Seymour Avenue SE Pedestrian Bridge (BP) over I-94 = 10 bicycles per day (2011)

SOURCE: www.minneapolismn.gov/www/groups/public/@publicworks/documents/images/wcmsp-179103.pdf

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