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News Release
April 9, 2013



MnDOT District 1
1123 Mesaba Ave
Duluth, MN 55811


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Hwy 53 Relocation project open house April 22 in Mountain Iron

DULUTH, Minn. — The public is invited to an open house to learn more about the Hwy 53 Relocation project. The open house is scheduled for Monday, April 22, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Mountain Iron Community Center, 8586 Enterprise Drive South, Mountain Iron, Minnesota 55768. The Mountain Iron Community Center is located on the south side of Hwy 169 between Mineral Avenue and Mud Lake Road.

Open house attendees will be able to discuss the project with MnDOT staff and leave comments.

Topics to be discussed:


(Please request at least one week in advance).

Hwy 53 must be rerouted due to a termination of easement rights.

More information on the project can be found at






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