Here's an update from the City of Minneapolis on an upcoming paving project planned for the south end of Hennepin:
From May 5 to May 7, weather permitting, Hennepin Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in both directions as crews mill and pave the street from 12th Street to 16th Street /Maple Street. Other streets in the area will be under a full closure as this work is done. The following is a tentative schedule, subject to weather and other unforeseen circumstances.
CLOSURES – April 30 to May 1
Currie Avenue (west of 12th Street North)
Chestnut Avenue (from 12th Street North to 13th Street North)
Linden Avenue (from 15th Street North to 16th Street North)
16th Street North (from Laurel Avenue to Linden Avenue)
CLOSURES – May 1-2
13th Street North (from Hawthorne Avenue to Hennepin Avenue)
15th Street North (from Hawthorne Avenue to Laurel Avenue)
16th Street North (from Laurel Avenue to Hennepin Avenue)
Laurel Avenue (from 16th Street North to Hennepin Avenue)
Harmon Place (from Lyndale Avenue to Maple Street)
LANE RESTRICTIONS – May 5-7
Hennepin Avenue (from 12th Street to 16th Street)
Visit the project page for more information.