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Comment Period for FY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and New Online TIP Project Portal

June 28 2022 | 0 Comments

Press Release

Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO), the Springfield-area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), recently announced a public comment period, beginning June 19 and extending through July 20, 2022 for the FY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

OTO is also excited to announce a new online TIP Project Portal that the public can use to review existing projects and comment on projects in the proposed FY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program. The draft projects can be reviewed directly at The public can comment on a specific project by clicking on that project and then clicking the “Add Comment” button found in the upper right-hand corner of the project pop-up. The public is invited to visit the main TIP Project Portal page at any time to learn more about the TIP and any future amendments -

The FY 2023-2026 TIP is a listing of projects proposed for federal, state and local funding over the next four years for the OTO area which includes seven cities and two counties. Funding is proposed for aviation, bicycle and pedestrian, roadway, and transit projects.

This public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comment on the TIP will satisfy the program-of-projects requirement of the Urbanized Area Formula Program. If no comments or changes are made to the program, then the program as proposed will be the final program.

Drafts will be available for review starting on 6/19/2022:

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  • City Utilities Transit Center, 211 N. Main, Springfield
  • Springfield-Greene County Library Center, 4653 South Campbell, Springfield
  • Springfield-Greene County Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expy, Springfield
  • MoDOT Southwest District Office, 3025 E. Kearney, Springfield
  • OTO offices at 2208 W. Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101, Springfield
  • Online List of Draft Projects

Comments can be submitted via:

• Online at (

• Email at

• Mail at 2208 W. Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101, Springfield, MO 65807

Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor del idioma español, por favor comuníquese con la Andy Thomason al teléfono 417-865-3042, cuando menos 48 horas antes del plazo.

Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Andy Thomason at 417-865-3042 at least 2 working days prior to the expiration of the public comment period.

If you need relay services please call the following numbers: 711 - Nationwide relay service; 1-800-735-2966 - Missouri TTY service; 1-800-735-0135 - Missouri voice carry-over service.

OTO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see, or call 417-865-3042.

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