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Variance to the Major Thoroughfare Plan - 3rd Street

April 2 2019 | 0 Comments

The City of Ozark is requesting a variance to the OTO Major Thoroughfare Plan for Right-of-Way requirements along 3rd Street.

Press Release

Major Thoroughfare Plan Variance Packet

The public is invited to comment on a variance request for the Major Thoroughfare Plan (MTP). The MTP is part of Transportation Plan 2040 and outlines functional classifications of roadways with design standards to achieve those functional classifications. The City of Ozark is requesting a variance for a development on the west side of 3rd Street just north of Walnut. This portion of 3rd Street is classified as a Primary Arterial, which requires 110 feet of ROW. The request is to limit the Right-of-Way required to 40 feet from centerline (as opposed to 55’).

How to comment:

Online: Comments section located below this article
Fax: 417-862-6013
In writing or in person: OTO, 2208 W. Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101, Springfield, MO 65807

The public comment period will continue until April 18, 2019. After reviewing recommendations and public comments, the OTO Board of Directors will decide whether to formally approve the variance at its regularly scheduled meeting on April 18, 2019 at noon, at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, MO.

For more information, contact: Natasha Longpine, Principal Planner, Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, Missouri 65807, 417-865-3042.

Ozarks Transportation Organization is your Springfield-regional Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO. The MPO is a body of elected and appointed members who work together with local, state and federal elected officials and policy-makers, serving to make funding and planning decisions for transportation within the Springfield, MO region.

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