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Comment Period for TIP Amendment 6

September 29 2020 | 0 Comments

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TIP Amendment 6 Packet

Sixteen changes are proposed for Amendment Number 6 to the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program and can be found in the attached packet.

MoDOT, City Utilities, and OTO member jurisdictions have submitted numerous changes to the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program. The TIP contains projects and their costs planned over the next four years and is traditionally updated on an annual basis. Due to current uncertainties, OTO is updating multiple projects in the TIP rather than revise the entire document for the next four years. A complete revision will be prepared for the next cycle.

The changes included in this amendment address project schedule and cost modifications as needed by MoDOT in order to effectively deliver their transportation program, as well as project revisions and additions requested by local jurisdictions to reflect their upcoming project priorities. Amendment 6 includes Bus and Bus Facilities funding for vehicles. This public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comment on the amended TIP will satisfy the program-of-projects requirement of the Urbanized Area Formula Program. If no additional comments or changes are made to the proposed program, then the program as proposed will be the final amended program.

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 October 14, 2020 at 5 p.m. The OTO Board of Directors will review and consider approving the Amendment at their October 15, 2020 Board Meeting, held at 12:00 noon via electronic means. The meeting will be broadcast via Facebook Live. 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.

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. Or call us at 417-865-3042, or stop by our office at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, in beautiful Chesterfield Village.

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.

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