Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

March 14, 2018

Meeting for Hwy 53 Rehabilitation project scheduled April 5 in International Falls

DULUTH, Minn. —The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public information meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the AmericInn, 1500 Hwy 71, International Falls, MN 56649.

The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a presentation on the proposed design for the highway beginning at 6:30.

This gathering will provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the proposed design and provide feedback.

This project is scheduled to begin spring of 2020. Benefits will include improving pavement quality, drainage, signals, safety, accessibility and the visual quality of the corridor.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us. Please request at least one week in advance, if possible.

For more information please visit: www.mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy-53-international-falls

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.