Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 23, 2013

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Hwy 53 traffic switch scheduled Aug. 26 in St. Louis County

 

DULUTH, Minn. – Motorists traveling on Hwy 53 near the four-lane expansion project north of Virginia will encounter a traffic switch on Monday, August 26. Traffic will be shifted onto the newly-constructed northbound lanes from Goodell Road to Heino Road and from Airport Road to the south limits of Cook.


Reconstruction of the southbound lanes from Goodell Road to Heino Road and from Airport Road to the south limits of Cook will begin Tuesday, August 27.


When this project is completed in summer 2014, approximately 20-miles of Hwy 53 will be expanded to four-lanes. 


For more information, visit the project’s website at
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/hwy53-virginia-cook/index.html

For updated travel information on all Minnesota roads, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org.

 

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