Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 53, Hwy 1 intersection, passing lanes project

St. Louis and Koochiching Counties

Project Completed

Hwy 53, Hwy project mapHwy 53, Hwy 1 project map

About this project

Summary of work

  • Construct a Reduced Conflict Intersection at the south junction of Hwy 1 and Hwy 53. Most of the work will take place within the median with minor changes to Hwy 1 and County Road 22.
  • Construct four 2.5-mile center passing lanes.

Environmental Assessment Worksheet

Public open house

A public open house was held for this project Dec. 6, 2018 at the Cook Community Center.