Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 53, bridge repair, resurfacing project

St. Louis County

Hwy 53 project map
Hwy 53 project map


Traffic impacts


At the St. Louis River

  • Bypasses
  • 12 foot lane restrictions
  • Posted 45 mph

In workzones

  • Temporary lane closures on Hwy 53 northbound and southbound
  • Posted 50 mph

    Anchor Lake Rest Area
  • Closed through late-September.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Repair bridge.
  • Resurface pavement.
  • Improve accessibility and lighting at the Anchor Lake rest area.