Hwy. 53 bridge demolition underway in Duluth

The demolition of Hwy. 53 bridge will be taking place soon. Residents in Lincoln Park neighborhood will more than likely expect extra noise from the bridge’s demolition.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, road construction work will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. However, there may be significant demolition happening until 9 p.m., construction will also take place on Saturdays. Hwy. 53 bridge, demolition has been part of the Twin Ports Interchange project.

Demolition crews actually began their work on December 1st, over on Superior Street and West 1st Street. They have slowly been making progress up the hill. Once the Hwy. 53 bridge demolition is complete, there will still be some significant noise regarding the construction of the new bridge.

For more information about the Hwy. 53 bridge demolition, you can look here http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange/.

If you are interested in our story about how the Twin Ports interchange is going you can read that here https://www.wdio.com/archive/garfield-avenue-now-the-only-duluth-connection-to-blatnik-bridge/.