Proposed Amendment Number 1 to FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program

Four changes are proposed for Amendment Number 1 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program.  

  1. *Revised* Scoping for Freeway Improvements on Route 60 East (GR1403-18A1).  Added funding to FY 2018 to continue scoping freeway improvements on Route 60 between Highland Springs and Farm Road 213 for a total programmed amount of $115,000 from $40,000.
  2. *Revised* Scoping for Interchange at Route 60 and Route 125 (RG0901-18A1).  Added funding to FY 2018 and modified scope to more generally specify scoping for freeway improvements between Farm Road 213 and Farm Road 247 for a total programmed amount of $115,000 from $40,000.
  3. *Revised* Scoping for James River Freeway Capacity Improvements (SP1405-18A1).  Added funding to FY 2018-2020 and modified description to include scoping for capacity improvements on James River Freeway from north of I-44 in Republic to Route 65 in Springfield for a total programmed amount of $252,000 from $4,000.
  4. *Revised* Scoping for I-44 Roadway Improvements (SP1419-18A1).  Added funding to FY 2018 and 2019 and modified description to include scoping from Route 360 north of Republic to Route 125 in Strafford for a total programmed amount of $230,000 from $40,000.

Visit the OTO offices to review the amendment in further detail and to submit comments. Comments can also be submitted in writing to Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, Missouri 65807, emailed to comment@ozarkstransportation.org, or faxed to 417-862-6013.

The public comment period will end on at noon on October 19, 2017. The OTO Board of Directors will review and consider approving the Amendment at their October 19, 2017 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.

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 comment@ozartstransportation.org. Find us on Facebook, or on Twitter @giveusyourinput.  Or call, or stop by our office at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, in beautiful Chesterfield Village.

http://www.ozarkstransportation.org/Documents/Press%20Releases/Press%20Releases%202017/October/TIP18-21Amendment1Packet.pdf

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