Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 53 intersection improvements

St. Louis County

Traffic impacts

Construction on the intersection of Hwy 53 and P&H Road in Virginia near Komatsu Mining will begin on July 25. The Hwy 53 southbound right lane will close from July 25 to July 29. Work will then shift and is expected to close the northbound right lane, right turn lane, and P&H Road on August 1.

About this project

A rendering of the Hwy 53 intersection project.

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Summary of work

Adding a southbound median left turn lane on Hwy 53 at P&H Road, widening the median crossover, and paving a portion of P&H Road.

Proposed layout

A design of the Hwy 53 intersection improvement project.

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The City of Virginia, IRRRB and Komatsu have partnered with MnDOT for this project.