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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. A detour is in operation. Expect changing traffic patterns. Width limit 11'0". Until October 13, 2020 at about 2:00PM CDT.

Web Comment: On US 53, in Virginia, lane closures due to signal system improvements. Temporary signal system at 13th Street and 12th Avenue. Center median at 13th St is closed, no left turn to TH 53. Wide OS/OW traffic may call for District approval. For more information on this project Click Here
Last updated on September 16
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 October 20, 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 September 21
Between 2nd Avenue East and 8th Street (International Falls). The road is closed. The road is being reconstructed. Follow the local detour. Until October 20, 2020 at about 2:00PM CDT.

Web Comment: On US 53, in Int'l Falls, road closure due to construction with signed detour. 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 September 21