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August 5, 2021

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Twin Ports Interchange closures beginning August 11

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists travelling in and around the Twin Ports Interchange will encounter new closures and detours beginning August 11 in Duluth.

Wednesday, August 11

  • Southbound Highway 53 to southbound I-535 will close. The signed detour will follow southbound Highway 53 to 21st Avenue West, to West 1st Street, to Lower Piedmont, to Garfield Avenue, and onto southbound I-535.
  • Southbound 53 to northbound I-35 will close. The signed detour will follow southbound Highway 53 to eastbound Highway 194/Central Entrance to southbound Mesaba Avenue, to West 1st Street, to 6th Avenue West, to West Michigan Street, to 5th Avenue West, and onto northbound I-35.

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