In July of 2017, The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program announced that the City of Superior had been awarded a grant in the amount of $1.375 million for the restoration of the dunes on Wisconsin Point.
The project includes:
Development of infrastructure to allow public access and protect the sensitive dunes, as well as, the historical sites on the point
Consolidated parking from 20+ turnouts to approximately four parking areas
Restoration and re-vegetation of dunes
Removal of invasive plants
Boardwalks installed over the dunes for beach access across the sensitive ecosystem. Will be ADA compliant.
Allouez Bay shoreline will be stabilized
Work is expected to begin in the spring of 2018.
The City of Superior had also received a Wisconsin Coastal Management grant for the engineering phase of the Wisconsin Point Dune Restoration Project and this phase of the project is complete.
Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation from the first public meeting regarding the engineering phase.
Click here to view the updated PowerPoint presentation from public meeting #2.