Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 9, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Hwy 53 resurfacing project begins May 9 near Cotton

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists traveling on southbound Highway 53 near Cotton are restricted to a single lane as an 8.1-mile-long resurfacing project begins today.

The project is scheduled for completion in late-June. The project area runs from just south of the White Face River to Augusta Lake Road.

Traffic impacts

Southbound traffic is restricted to a single lane in the project area. Motorists can expect short delays.

More information

For more information about this project, please visit: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/hwy53relocation/

The completed project will improve safety and mobility.


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