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Truck Restrictions on US 53
US 53
Between I-35; I-535 and West 6th Street (Duluth). There is a weight limit in effect. No vehicles over 80,000.00 lbs.

Web Comment: Bridge #69802 weight restriction at the TH53/I35/I535 "can of worms" intersection. For alternate routes contact the Duluth permit office Click Here
Last updated on April 22
Between South 12th Avenue West and US 169 (near Virginia). The roadway is reduced to one lane. There is a width limit in effect. Road construction work is in progress. Width limit 11'0". Until September 8, 2020 at about 2:00PM CDT.

Web Comment: On US 53 in Virginia at the intersections of 13th St S and 12th Ave S, shoulder and lane closures due to signal system improvements. Traffic may be re-directed at intersection closures. Wide OS/OW traffic may call for District approval. For more information on this project Click Here
Last updated on July 27
Between County Road 115 and North Samuelson Road (near Cook). The roadway is reduced to one lane. There is a width limit in effect. Road construction work is in progress. Expect changing traffic patterns. Width limit 12'0". Until August 25, 2020 at about 2:00PM CDT.

Web Comment: On MN 53, traffic lanes re-aligned at the intersection with MN 1. For more information on this project Click Here
Last updated on July 27
Between 2nd Avenue East and 8th Street (International Falls). The road is closed. The road is being reconstructed. Follow the local detour. Until August 25, 2020 at about 2:00PM CDT.

Web Comment: On US 53, in Int'l Falls, road closure due to construction. Access to businesses will be maintained during the project. No restrictions on truck detour. For more information on this project Click Here
Last updated on July 9