Request for variance to Major Thoroughfare Plan – Southernview in Christian County

Christian County is requesting a variance to the OTO Major Thoroughfare Plan for a street along Southernview.

 The public is invited to comment on a variance request for the Major Thoroughfare Plan (MTP). The MTP is part of Transportation Plan 2040 and outlines functional classifications of roadways with design standards to achieve those functional classifications.  Southernview is classified as a Collector, which requires 660 feet for full access intersection spacing.  To optimize ingress and egress for a new development, Christian County is asking to create a full access intersection 250 feet east of NN along Southernview.  Details can be found at

How to comment:



Fax: 417-862-6013.

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


The public comment period will continue until June 15, 2017.  After reviewing recommendations and public comments, the OTO Board of Directors will decide whether to formally approve the variance at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 15, 2017, at noon, at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, MO.

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