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Comment Period for Transportation Plan 2040 Amendment 12

August 3 2020 | 0 Comments

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Transportation Plan 2040 Amendment 12 Packet

OTO is amending the long range transportation plan, Transportation Plan 2040, to include new projects on the constrained project list and to amend the Major Thoroughfare Plan.

Seven projects are proposed to be added to the Constrained Project List ahead of programming in the Transportation Improvement Program. One change is also requested on the Major Thoroughfare Plan.

Added Projects to the Constrained List

  1. City of Battlefield Azalea Terrace - $700,163
  2. City of Springfield Galloway Street - $5,000,000
  3. City of Nixa Main Street from Tracker to CC - $2,345,000
  4. City of Nixa North Street - $550,000
  5. City of Nixa Truman Boulevard - $1,202,000
  6. City of Nixa Main Street from Route 14 to North - $3,000,000
  7. City of Strafford North Old Orchard - $600,000

To ensure fiscal constraint, the funding received and provided as match for the Galloway Street project ($5,000,000) was also added to the Financial Projections.

Major Thoroughfare Change Requested

  1. City of Ozark McCracken Road from Riverside Road to NN from Local to Collector

To see the plan as it is currently adopted:

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 August 19, 2020 at 5 p.m. The OTO Board of Directors will review and consider approving the Amendment at their August 20, 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.

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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