Notice is hereby given that the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public meeting on Monday, October 19, 2015 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 2016-2019 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.
The public is invited to attend the public meeting; or submit written comments to the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization no later than 5:00 p.m., October 18, 2015, to PO Box 5503, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58506. Written comments should be directed to Will Hutchings and faxed (701) 222-6450 or sent to the above address. Written comments may also be sent via Email.. E-mail comments should be specifically identified as public input on the Draft TIP. Contact Will Hutchings, MPO Transportation Planner at (701) 355-1850 for additional information.