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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Transportation Improvement Program Amendments to be discussed at next JATSO meeting


There will be a public meeting of the Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) Policy Board at 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, March 23 in the Joplin City Hall 5th Floor Study, 602 South Main Street, Joplin, Missouri.  Items that will be discussed include the review and adoption of the third Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) amendment, which includes three new transportation improvement projects. These projects include an I-44 bridge rehabilitation project over Shoal Creek, the Mohaska Trail Project in Joplin, and new sidewalks along North Madison in Webb City.

The TIP contains transportation and transit projects in the Joplin Metropolitan Area that are partially funded by Federal transportation programs over the next four-year period. The public comment period for the TIP amendments and the UPWP begins Tuesday, March 14 and extends to Tuesday, March 21. The proposed amendment can be view on the JATSO website at http://www.joplinmo.org/DocumentCenter/View/6677.

This public notice, public involvement activities, and time established for public review and comments on the TIP will satisfy the FTA Section 5307 Program of Projects requirements for Metro Area Public Transit System (MAPS).

NOTE:  If you are in need of disability related auxiliary aids or services, contact the City of Joplin’s ADA Coordinator at 624-0820, Ext. 210, or the City Clerk’s Office at 624-0820, Ext. 220.  Kindly give us forty-eight (48) hours notice to arrange for the aids or services. TTD Number (417) 625-4774. Interpreter services are also available if requested at least seven calendar days in advance of the meeting. Servicios de interpretación están disponibles si se piden al menos 7 días antes de la reunión.

The public is encouraged to attend this meeting.  If there are any questions pertaining to the items that will be discussed at the meeting, or to leave a public comment on the UPWP, please contact Taylor Cunningham at 417- 624-0820, extension 511or by email at TCunning@joplinmo.org. A copy of the meeting agenda can be reviewed by clicking on the link at the end of this article. 

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