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I-35 - Duluth Mega Project

Boundary Avenue to 26th Avenue East in Duluth

I-35 South of Duluth website
















































City of Duluth



Project complete as of June 29, 2012


Total Cost

$68 million






































Project complete



  • Replaced pavement
  • Bridge work, including replacement of three fracture critical bridges
  • Replaced barriers and added shoulders
  • Improved drainage
  • Fiber optic installation for improved emergency communications



  • Increased safety
  • Reduced maintenance



An online survey will be sent to Hwy 53 users in July regarding new bridge technology being used on a new bridge being built in Cotton over the Paleface River. If you would like to participate please sign up for the "Hwy 53 near Cotton in St. Louis County" online project update list. We will contact you when the survey is published. Thank you.