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Comment Period for the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program Draft

April 29 2022 | 0 Comments

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FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program Draft

The Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) announces a public comment period for the Draft FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). The UPWP is a listing of work to be undertaken by the OTO for the 2023 fiscal year which runs from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Some of the items included for the next fiscal year are:

  • Board of Directors, Technical Committee, Local Coordinating Board for Transit, Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee and Traffic Incident Management Subcommittee meetings
  • Focus on Safe and Accessible Transportation Options
  • Transportation Improvement Program
  • Continued maintenance of and
  • Annual State of Transportation Report
  • Prioritization of projects for use of MoDOT system improvement funds
  • Growth Trends Report

How to comment:



Fax: 417-862-6013

In writing: OTO, 2208 W. Chesterfield Blvd., Suite 101, Springfield, MO 65807

The public comment period will end on May 18, 2022 at 5 p.m. The OTO Board of Directors will review and consider approving the UPWP at their May 19, 2022 Board Meeting, held at 12:00 noon at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, Missouri. After reviewing recommendations and public comment, the OTO Board of Directors will decide whether to formally adopt the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program.

For more information, contact: Debbie Parks, Grants Administrator, 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.

Public input is a cornerstone of our operations. To tell us what you think, please email us at Find us on Facebook or on Twitter @theOTOMPO.

Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor, por favor comunĂ­quese con Andy Thomason al 417-865-3042, al 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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