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
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.