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January 31, 2019
The bridge in Virginia that spans the Rouchleau mine pit along U.S. Highway 53. file / News Tribune
Legislators propose naming Highway 53 bridge for Rukavina
January 31, 2019 - 3:19pm
March 7, 2018
Dylan Buhl, a specialist with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, reseals the probe atop a length of steel bore pipe before using the cone penetration rig to send it deep into the ground below the"can of worms" interchange last week. Tom Lund (left), Twin Ports Interchange project supervisor, looks on. Bob King /
Prep work underway for 'can of worms' interchange project in Duluth
March 7, 2018 - 8:07pm
September 19, 2017
The new U.S. Highway 53 bridge over the Rouchleau mine pit, seen here last week, stands more than 200 feet high, the tallest in Minnesota. Bob King /
Up in the air: New Highway 53 bridge won’t have name until 2018
September 19, 2017 - 5:45pm
September 13, 2017
The new U.S. Highway 53 bridge across the Rouchleau mine pit in Virginia is seen Wednesday, in an image from the Minnesota Department of Transportation's webcam.
Highway 53 project to be unveiled Friday
September 13, 2017 - 6:47pm
September 9, 2017
Virginia looking for time capsule items
September 9, 2017 - 4:25am
July 7, 2017
'Homestretch' for Highway 53: Virginia reroute scheduled to open in August
July 7, 2017 - 5:29pm
January 15, 2017
 The new Highway 53 Relocation Project, seen in the background from left to right, is covered in snow above the existing highway (foreground) running between Eveleth and Virginia. Photo by MnDOT
Highway relocation comes into picture
January 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
August 26, 2016
Work is moving along on the U.S. Highway 53 bridge over the Rouchleau Pit in Virginia. Both piers are finished, with the east pier (foreground) raising 185 feet above the water. Workers will begin raising the bridge’s beams next month. Steve Kuchera /
Massive crane settles in for Highway 53 bridge project
August 26, 2016 - 9:09pm
July 22, 2014
Heavy rain causes pavement settlement on Highway 53 near Ash River
July 22, 2014 - 12:53pm
July 13, 2009
One killed in Highway 53 accident
July 13, 2009 - 8:35pm
April 14, 2009
Irv Anderson honored
April 14, 2009 - 2:15pm
March 26, 2009
Mall-area road work only weeks away
March 26, 2009 - 10:24pm
March 19, 2009
Victims of Hermantown crash not wearing seat belts
March 19, 2009 - 6:44pm
March 3, 2009
A crashed semi sits in the middle of Highway 53 as rescue workers tend to the accident scene behind it tonight near the intersection of Solway Road. The semi and a Ford Escape were involved in the accident that resulted in one death. 

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Monday accident victim was Duluth resident
March 3, 2009 - 6:48pm