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Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Superior, WI
Programming federal funds for priority transportation projects

As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization, the MIC is required to maintain a financially constained Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior, Wisconsin metropolitan area.


Current TIP for the Superior, WI Metropolitan Area
The current Superior Area TIP includes all federally-funded transportation projects for fiscal years 2016-2019. Click link to view document, project lists, funding amounts and amendments.

TIP Projects funded in CY 2015
Click to view a complete listing of last year's FHWA-obligated highway projects within the metropolitan planning area as well as those in the outlying areas Douglas County.

What is the Superior Area TIP?
The MIC annually develops, maintains and updates the Superior Area TIP in a process that begins in August and is completed in October. All projects are consistent with the goals and system needs put forward in the MIC's 30-year Long Range Transportation Plan.

The central feature of each TIP is the Project List, which identifies all federally funded transportation projects within the Superior section of the MIC Planning Area for the current four-year period. The Project List also identifies the federal funds that have been allocated, as well as the source and amount of local match dollars budgeted for each project, and for what years.

Projects may be amended into the current TIP throughout the year. Amendments typically add new projects or modify existing ones as new funds become available.

Due to significant variations in the TIP development processes between the two state DOTs, the MIC compiles the Superior Area TIP separate from the Duluth Area TIP. Together, they represent an integrated, prioritized program of funded improvements to the transportation system throughout the Twin Ports area.

How are TIP projects selected?
The MIC annually develops, maintains and updates the Superior Area TIP in a process that begins in August and is completed in October. Projects may be amended into the current TIP throughout the year. Amendments typically add new projects or modify existing ones as new funds become available.

Previous TIPs
Click links to view TIP document from prior years:

2015 2018

2014 2017

2013 2016

For More Information
Contact MIC Deputy Director Sheldon Johnson by phone at (715) 625-2197, ext. 228 or send a message by email..