Knox Ave & 83rd St Intersection Study

Knox Avenue Intersection Study

The City has received concerns from residents in the area regarding the intersection of Knox & 83rd Street. The City will be undertaking a study of this intersection and looking at ways to make safety improvements. At the open house City Engineering Staff will be available to talk about the study and some proposed solutions. During the intersection study, City of Bloomington staff will be conducting a trial of some of the potential solutions. The most notable will be temporary use of a traffic circle at this intersection.

Construction - Summer 2020

Traffic circle was installed on the week of August 7, 2020

City Council Approval - February 3, 2020

On February 3, 2020 the Bloomington City Council held a public hearing to discuss the 2020-102 PMP project that included the Knox and 83rd Traffic Circle. At this meeting City Council approved the traffic circle construction as part of the 2020-102 PMP Overlay project.

Neighborhood Open House #2

Tuesday January 14, 2020 -  5:30 to 7:00 PM -  Public Works Training Room

PDF icon Resident Mailer.pdf

PDF icon Presentation Boards.pdf

Intersection Trial - June thru September

City staff will be installing a temporary traffic circle at the intersection of Knox Avenue and 83rd Street.  The trial is in-place to gauge the effectiveness of a traffic circle at this location. Traffic circles help assign right of way to drivers and also slow traffic going through the intersection.

Neighborhood Open House #1

On Tuesday May 21, 2019 City staff held an informational open house for the residents of this neighborhood. Below are the displays that where at this meeting.

Display Boards

PDF icon 1 - Handout 5-21-19.pdf

PDF icon 2 - Existing Conditions.pdf

PDF icon 3 - Trial Layout.pdf

PDF icon 4 - Project Schedule.pdf

PDF icon 5 - Exampls of Existing Traffic Circles.pdf

PDF icon 6 - 82nd and Knox.pdf

Project Contact

Paul L Jarvis, Traffic Management Coordinator - - 952-563-4548