Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 14, 2018

Single lane closures on Hwy 53 begin Monday, June 18 in International Falls

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists will encounter single lane closures on Highway 53 between 18th street and 8th street in International Falls beginning Monday, June 18.

Restrictions come in preparation for a major highway improvement project scheduled to begin in 2020. Crews will be drilling and testing materials in various locations throughout the project area. A large drill rig/truck will be performing the work.

Motorists are asked to slow down and use caution when driving through the work area.

For project information visit: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/hwy-53-international-falls/index.html