Minnesota State Highway 253

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Trunk Highway 253 marker

Trunk Highway 253
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(184)
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 6.472 mi (10.416 km)
Existed: July 1, 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: CR 2 at Bricelyn
North end: I-90 at Brush Creek Township
Location
Counties: Faribault
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 252 MN 254

Minnesota State Highway 253 (MN 253) is a highway in south-central Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with Faribault County Road 2 in the town of Bricelyn and continues north to its northern terminus at its interchange with Interstate 90 in Brush Creek Township.

The route is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 253 serves as a short north–south route in south-central Minnesota between the town of Bricelyn and Interstate 90.

At its northern terminus interchange with I-90, Highway 253 is located on the edge of the Walnut Lake Wildlife Management Area.

The route is legally defined as Route 253 in the Minnesota Statutes.[2]

History[edit]

Highway 253 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The route was paved at the time it was marked.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Faribault County.

Location mi[4] km Destinations Notes
Bricelyn 0.000 0.000 CSAH 2
Brush Creek Township 6.011 9.674 CSAH 16 Former U.S. 16
6.314–
6.472
10.161–
10.416
I-90 – Blue Earth, Albert Lea Interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chapter 663-H.F. No. 1792", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1949, Earl L. Berg, Commissioner of Administration, pp. 1177–1185 
  2. ^ "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved January 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ Minnesota 1950 Official Highway Map (Map). Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1950. § K23. Retrieved January 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ Minnesota Department of Transportation (August 14, 2014). "Statewide Trunk Logpoint Listing" (PDF). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Transportation. Retrieved March 26, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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