Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 10, 2020

Routine inspections, closures scheduled April 20‒22 in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. —Motorists travelling on Interstate 35/I-535 and Highway 53 in Duluth will encounter temporary ramp closures and detours while crews do routine bridge and ramp inspections Monday, April 20 through Wednesday, April 22.

Monday, April 20

Ramps from northbound I-35 to eastbound I-535 and from southbound Highway 53 to eastbound I-535 will close for inspection. Motorists will be detoured.

Tuesday, April 21

Ramps form westbound I-535 to southbound I-35 and northbound Highway 53 will close for inspection. Motorists will be detoured

Thursday, April 22

Right lane closures will also occur on southbound Highway 53 to I35/I-535. Southbound Highway 53 to southbound I-35 and Highway 53 to eastbound I-535 will close. Motorists will be detoured.

Motorists are asked to be patient and use caution in and around work areas.

Following guidance from state health officials and to prevent further spread of COVID-19, MnDOT crews will maintain social distancing practices while working.

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

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