Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 7, 2018

Concrete grinding project begins Sept. 10 on northbound Highway 53 in St. Louis County

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists traveling on northbound Highway 53 from Midway Road to Independence will encounter single lane traffic restrictions beginning Monday, Sept. 10. The restrictions are necessary as work begins on a concrete grinding project.

The single lane restrictions will be in place Mondays through Saturdays until the Oct. 6 project completion date.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution in the work zones and follow the posted work zone speed limits. The finished project will provide a smoother driving surface.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.