Projects on the Horizon

Central Iron Range Initiative Projects

The CIRI is a long range plan and economic development strategy based on cooperative, sustainable development of natural and built resources. As a comprehensive approach, the CIRI considers land use, transportation, open space for parks and recreation, natural systems, downtowns, neighborhoods, housing, commercial corridors and more.

Click on these links to learn more about current CIRI projects.



Interactive tours:
    The vision for the Central Iron Range
    Mineland transformed into lakeshore
    Highway 169 development

Powerpoint Presentations:
    Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (28.7MB)
    Mesabi Iron Range Hydrology (33MB)