MIC Planning Area
The MIC’s planning jurisdiction—the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Planning Area—extends from the census-defined Duluth-Superior Urbanized Area out to the first ring of non-urbanized townships. In Minnesota this includes the Cities of Duluth, Hermantown and Proctor, and the townships of Canosia, Duluth, Grand Lake, Lakewood, Midway, Rice Lake and Solway. In Wisconsin the MIC planning area includes the City of Superior, the townships of Lakeside, Parkland and Superior and the villages of Oliver and Superior.
The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Planning Area is 617 square miles and is encompassed within St. Louis and Douglas counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin, respectively. The Census 2000 population for the entire MIC planning area was 145,166. By the year 2004, population estimates from the Minnesota Department of Administration and Wisconsin Demographic Services Center had increased slightly to 146,365.
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|Update: Bong Bridge Roundabout (2015)
A new roundabout will be constructed as part of the 2014-2015 rehabilitation of the US2/Bong Bridge between Superior and Duluth:
Handout: How to Navigate the US2/Bong Bridge Roundabout
Video: "Take it Slow"
WisDOT website: Fast Facts about the 2014-2015 Bong Bridge Rehabilitation Project
|Current Planning Initiatives
|Lincoln Park Multimodal Transportation Study|
Duluth-Superior Port Land Use Plan- 2015 Update
Northwest Douglas County Freight Movement Study
4th Street Construction Project
Duluth 6th Avenue East Traffic Study
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