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Public Meeting Notice - Draft 2019-2022 Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program

Posted on 8/2/2018

Public Involvement in the Preparation of Draft 2019-2022 Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)


Notice is hereby given that the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (in conjunction with the MPO Technical Advisory Committee meeting). The meeting will be held in the Training Room of the Bis-Man Transit Building at 3750 E. Rosser Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota.

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 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. The Draft TIP will also be available on the MPO web page at www.bismarcknd.gov/MPO . 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 at jrobersonkitzman@bismarcknd.gov. E-mail comments should be specifically identified as public input on the Draft 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, or email mpo@bismarcknd.gov, TTY users may access Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888, at least five (5) days in advance of the meeting.



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