Public Comment: Amendment 3 to the FY 2020-2023 TIP
Eight changes are proposed for Amendment Number 3 to the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program.
Transportation Alternatives Program Projects
The Ozarks Transportation Organization Transportation Alternatives Program Funding Subcommittee has recommended $1.58 million in trail projects in the OTO area. These, in addition to the three additional projects listed below, have been recommended for programming to the Board of Directors by the Technical Planning Committee.
1. *New* Chadwick Flyer Jackson to Clay (EN2008-20A3)
Construction of (1) approximately 3,200 linear feet of the Chadwick Flyer trail between Clay Street and Jackson Street, (2) approximately 500 linear feet of trail running northwest from Jackson, west of 12th Street, to Diane Street, and (3) two pedestrian underpasses along Highway 14 connecting the trail segments to the south side of Highway 14, with $870,950 in STBG-U funds and $965,302 in local and state funds for a total project cost of $1,836,252.
2. *New* Fassnight Clay to Brookside (EN2009-20A3)
Constructing approximately 1,650 linear feet of trail, extending from Clay Street through Phelps Grove Park to Brookside Drive west of the Art Museum with $217,461 in STBG-U funds and $54,365 in local funds, for a total project cost of $271,826.
3. *New* Shuyler Creek Trail Design and ROW (EN2010-20A3)
Design and right-of-way acquisition for approximately 1.7 mile of future trail extending from the east terminus of the Shuyler Creek Trail to Elm Street/Farm Road 182 and along Farm Road 182 to the entrance of Wilson Creek Battlefield east of Republic with $394,214 in STBG-U funds and $98,554 in local funds, for a total project cost of $492,768.
4. *New* Trail of Tears Elm to Somerset (EN2011-20A3)
Constructing approximately 2,200 feet of trail connecting Elm Street and Somerset Street through the Trail of Tears Park, including the widening of some existing trail, with $102,052 in STBG-U funds through the Bike/Ped funding program, $184,834 in suballocated STBG-U funds, and $71,722 in local funds, for a total project cost of $358,608.
5. *New* OGI Trail Planning Services (EN2012-20A3)
Regional trail planning services to (1) refine existing trail alignments, (2) engage with landowners, (3) engage with OTO municipalities, and (4) increase community interest in trails, with $100,000 in STBG-U funding and $25,000 in local funding, for a total project cost of $125,000.
6. *New* Route 60 CRISI Project (GR2011-20A3)
MoDOT is requesting to add scoping for railroad safety improvements at various locations from Farm Road 194 west of Republic to O’Neal Street in Republic, as well as several crossing locations in Republic, with $25,000 in federal funds and $25,000 in state funds, for a total programmed amount of $50,000.
7. *REVISED* Campbell and Republic Road Intersection (SP1818-20A3)
Funding in the amount of $240,000 STBG-Urban for the Campbell and Republic Road Intersection has been reprogrammed from FY 2019 to FY 2020, with a new total programmed amount of $4,088,000.
8. *REVISED* US 65 Bridge Preventative Maintenance (SP2005-20A3)
MoDOT is removing the bridge on west I-44 from this project as it received maintenance this past fall. The funding amounts for the project are unchanged at $1,009,000 total programmed cost..
How to comment:
In writing: OTO, 2208 W. Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101, Springfield, MO 65807
The public comment period will end on February 20, 2020. The OTO Board of Directors will review and consider approving the Amendment at their February 20, 2020 Board Meeting, held at 12:00 noon at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, Missouri. After reviewing recommendations and entertaining public comment, the OTO Board of Directors will decide whether to formally adopt the Amendment.
For more information, contact: Natasha Longpine, Principal Planner, Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, Missouri 65807, 417-865-3042.
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