Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 2, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Hwy 53 resurfacing project starts, lane restrictions begin Sept. 7 in St. Louis County

DULUTH, Minn. — Northbound Highway 53 will be restricted to a single lane from the central lakes area to Eveleth beginning Wednesday, Sept. 7 as a resurfacing project begins. Motorists can anticipate short delays and slow traffic through the construction zone.

This project includes resurfacing more than 12 miles of Highway 53 between County Road 93 and Highway 37.

The project is scheduled to be completed in late-October.

Motorists are asked to be patient and drive carefully in all construction zones.