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The Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public hearing for the Draft 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Bis-Man Transit Building at 3750 E. Rosser Ave., Bismarck, ND. The public hearing will be held in conjunction with the regular monthly MPO Technical Advisory Committee meeting.
The purpose of this meeting is to provide an opportunity for public involvement in the review and development of the Draft 2019-2022 TIP. The TIP coordinates and schedules transportation projects (i.e., highway, street, bikeway, pedestrian, transit, safety, enhancements and other transportation related improvements) in the metropolitan area over the next four years, thereby making these projects eligible for federal assistance. The TIP includes metropolitan area transportation projects proposed by the following jurisdictions: Bismarck, Mandan, Lincoln, Morton County, Burleigh County, and NDDOT.
The Draft TIP contains the Program of Projects or identified list of transit needs to be funded over the next four years. If there are no amendments or changes to the Program of Projects this notice will also serve as the Final Program of Projects notice.
Furthermore, the public is notified that a Draft 2019-2022 TIP will be available for citizens to review at the Bismarck Community Development Office, 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota, beginning August 3, 2018. Following the consideration of citizen’s comments, the Draft TIP will be presented to the Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board.
The public is invited to attend the public meeting; or submit written comments to the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization no later than 9:00 a.m., August 20, 2018, to PO Box 5503, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58506. Written comments should be directed to Joey Roberson-Kitzman and faxed (701) 222-6450 or sent to the above address. Written comments may also be sent via e-mail. E-mail comments should be specifically identified as public input on the Draft 2019-2022 TIP. Contact Joey Roberson-Kitzman, MPO Transportation Planner at (701) 355-1849 for additional information.
To request accommodations for disabilities and/or language assistance, contact Title VI / ADA Coordinator at (701) 355-1332. TTY users may access Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888, at least five (5) days in advance of the meeting.