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July 22, 2021

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Twin Ports Interchange closures beginning Aug. 2

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists travelling in and around the Twin Ports Interchange will experience closures and detours beginning August 2 in Duluth. Portable changeable message signs have been installed informing motorists of the closures.

Monday, Aug. 2

  • Southbound I-35 to northbound Highway 53 will close. The signed detour will follow southbound I-35 to 40th Avenue West, to Haines Road, to Highway 53.
  • Northbound I-535 to northbound Highway 53 will close. The signed detour will follow northbound I-535 to Garfield Avenue, to Lower Piedmont, to West 1st Street, to 21st Avenue West, to northbound Highway 53.

Motorists are encouraged to check 511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. To learn more about the Twin Ports Interchange project visit mndot.gov/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange, or call the Twin Ports Interchange Hotline at 218-343-3748.

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