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I-535 spans the length of the John A. Blatnik Bridge that crosses St. Louis Bay and connects Duluth to Superior, WI. The route is co-signed with US 53, which follows it onto the bridge in Superior, WI and into Minnesota. I-535 ends at I-35, but US 53 continues north through Duluth towards the Iron Range and the Canadian border at International Falls.

Southern Entrance: Mid-span on the John A. Blatnik Bridge.

Northern Terminus: Junction of I-35.

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Pictures are arranged from south to north.

Location Description Photo
Northbound Southbound
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view entering Minnesota from “Sconnie Land”.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view showing the ¼ mile advance signage for the Garfield Avenue/Port Terminal exit. Neither of the exits on I-535 are numbered.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the Garfield Avenue/Port Terminal exit.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the Garfield Avenue/Port Terminal exit.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view passing the Garfield Avenue/Port Terminal exit.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view passing the Garfield Avenue/Port Terminal exit.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the junction of I-35.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the junction of I-35 showing a closeup of the overhead signage.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the junction of I-35.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the junction of I-35. At right is the first sign indicating entry into Minnesota.

Photograph taken in April 2013.
St. Louis County
City of Duluth
Northbound view approaching the junction of I-35. There is no signage indicating the end of I-535.

Photograph taken in April 2013.

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