Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 53 Virginia signal improvements project

St. Louis County

Traffic impacts

Hwy 53 project map
Hwy 53 project map.
  • When this project starts, motorists will be restricted to single lane closures.
  • Both intersections will not be closed at the same time. Information about intersection closures, etc. will be posted on this website.

About this project

This project will improve the signal systems at two intersections. The improvements will help lower crash rates and improve safety at these high crash-rate locations.

Summary of work

  • The 13th Street intersection has had 61 crashes from 2006-2016 and the 12th Avenue West intersection has had 58 crashes from 2006-2015
  • Install turn lanes
  • The project will also improve accessibility