Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 53 Relocation

Between Eveleth and Virginia

Orange barrels on a highway

Reports Prepared for the Hwy 53 Relocation Project

Social, Economic, and Environmental Impact Studies

Author: Braun Intertec Status: Final
Title: Subsurface Taconite Assessment and Drilling Report (PDF, 3,355 KB)

Author: CH2M Hill, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Highway 53 M-1 Alignment Air Quality Mitigation Assessment (PDF, 1,290 KB)

Author: CH2M Hill, Inc. Status: Draft
Title: Traffic Analysis Technical Report

Author: HDR Engineering, Inc. Status: Draft
Title: US 53 Alternative E-1A Water Management Study

Author: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Status: Draft
Title: Alternatives Development Report

Author: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Status: Draft
Title: Water Resources Technical Report

Author: Landscape Research, LLC Status: Final
Title: Phase I and II Architectural History Evaluation for the TH 53 Relocation, Virginia, St. Louis County, Minnesota (PDF, 325,351 KB)

Author: Landscape Research, LLC Status: Final
Title: Phase I and II Historic Resources Evaluation for the TH 53 Relocation Alternatives E-1A and E-2A, Virginia, St. Louis County, Minnesota (PDF, 3,212 KB)

Author: McComb Group, Ltd. and SEH, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Highway 53 Relocation Economic Impact Study (PDF, 3,933 KB)

Peer Engineering, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, S.P. 6918-80, Trunk Highway 53, Virginia to Eveleth, Minnesota (PDF, 216,290 KB)

Peer Engineering, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Phase II Investigation Results, Trunk Highway 53, Virginia, Minnesota

SBP Associates, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Noise Impacts Technical Report (PDF, 5,216 KB)

Two Pines Resource Group, LLC Status: Final
Title: Phase I and II Archaeological Investigations for the Trunk Highway 53 Relocation Project, Virginia to Eveleth, St. Louis County, Minnesota (PDF, 24,866 KB)

Two Pines Resource Group, LLC Status: Final
Title: Phase I and II Archaeological Investigations for the Trunk Highway 53 Relocation Project (Alternatives E-1, E-1A, and E-2A), Virginia to Eveleth, St. Louis County, Minnesota (PDF, 6,089 KB)

Peer Engineering, Inc. Status: Final
Phase II Investigation Results FINAL 111813

Compiled by MnDOT Hwy 53 Relocation Team Status: Final
Constructability review findings (PDF)

Engineering Studies
Gale-Tec Engineering, Inc. Status: Draft
Title: Preliminary Geotechnical Engineering Report for MnDOT S.P. 6918-80: T.H. 53 Relocation, E-1A Alignment in Virginia, MN

Gale-Tec Engineering, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Preliminary Geotechnical Engineering Report For MnDOT S.P. 6918-80: T.H. 53 Relocation, M-1 Foundations in Eveleth/ Virginia, MN (PDF, 18,282 KB)

HDR Engineering, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Report of TH 53 M-1 (and E-2) Alignment Seismic Study (PDF, 11.52 MB)

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Status: Final
Title: Structural Cost Estimate for Elevated Tunnel for US 53 Alternative M-1 Air Quality Mitigation (PDF, 218 KB)

Borehole Site Map and Logging Data

MnDOT Exploritory Borehole Site Map

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