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

Three project changes are proposed for Amendment Number 5 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program, as well as changes to Section A – Introduction to incorporate Transit Asset Management and Safety Targets.

1.*Revised* ITS Operations and Management (2019) (MO1717-18A5)

MoDOT will be obligating funds in FY 2018 and increasing the MoDOT portion of funding for a total programmed amount of $1,051,000. The City of Springfield portion of funding will remain unchanged.

2. *Revised* Scoping for Bridge Improvements (MO1719-18A5)

MoDOT is adding $200,000 in funding to FY 2018 to help fund a consultant to help with bridge planning and scoping work for a new programmed amount of $442,000.

3. *Revised* Scoping for Safety Improvements (MO1721-18A5)

MoDOT is adding $200,000 in funding to FY 2018 to help fund a consultant to help with MoDOT’s Safety Plan Update for a new programmed amount of $378,000.

Also included with these project changes are updates to incorporate the Transit Asset Management and Safety Performance Targets, bringing the Transportation Improvement Program in compliance with requirements in the FAST Act. These revisions are found in Section A – Introduction.

Visit http://giveusyourinput.org/category/public-comment/ or 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 at noon on June 21, 2018. The OTO Board of Directors will review and consider approving the Amendment at their June 21, 2018 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 us at 417-865-3042, 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%202018/June/TIP%20Amendment%205.pdf

http://www.ozarkstransportation.org/Documents/Press%20Releases/Press%20Releases%202018/June/Amendment5PacketwithIntro.pdf

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