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Five County Association of Governments:
Dixie MPO Dixie Transportation Executive Council

Entity: Five County Association of Governments

Body: Dixie MPO Dixie Transportation Executive Council

Subject: Transportation

Notice Title: Public Comment Period Open on Transportation Improvement Program

Notice Type: Notice

Event Start Date & Time: July 1, 2018 01:00 AM

Event End Date & Time: August 4, 2018 01:00 AM

Description/Agenda:

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (STIP) and TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS (TIPs)

Notice is hereby given that the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC), the Mountainland Association of Government (MAG), the Cache Metropolitan Planning Organization (CMPO) and the Dixie Metropolitan Planning Organization (DMPO) are seeking public review and comment on their respective proposed 2019-2024 Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs) and corresponding  air quality conformity determinations along with the 2019 2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). 

The TIPs are six-year programs of highway, transit, and other transportation projects for southern Box Elder, Cache, Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, Washington and Weber Counties. The STIP is a six-year program of statewide projects. A draft of the proposed documents may be obtained by contacting UDOT, WFRC, MAG, CMPO or the Dixie MPO. UDOT's review and comment period on the proposed documents begins on June 30, 2018, and extends through August 4, 2018.  The review and comment period for each MPO may vary slightly around these dates based on the schedule of their Board meetings.

Copies of the STIP/TIPs can be viewed at the following locations:
 
UDOT Region One Office, 166 West Southwell Street, Ogden; UDOT Region Two Office, 2010 South 2760 West, Salt Lake City; UDOT Region Three Office, 658 North 1500 West, Orem; UDOT Region Four Offices: UDOT Richfield Office, 210 West 800 South, Richfield; UDOT Cedar Office, 1470 North Airport Road, Cedar City; UDOT Moab Office, 424 Kane Creek Blvd. Moab UDOT Price Office, 940 South Carbon Ave, Price; UDOT St. George Office, 5340 West 200 South Hurricane or at the UDOT Office of Community Relations, Box 141200, 4501 South 2700 West, Salt Lake City.  The TIPs can also be viewed at the respective MPO office (address listed below).

They are also available to view online at: www.udot.utah.gov,   www.mountainland.org,   www.wfrc.org,     

                                                                   www.cachempo.org,    www.dixiempo.org.

Requests for information or comments may be directed to:

Ben Wuthrich, Wasatch Front Regional Council, 295 North Jimmy Doolittle Road, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116; (801) 363 4230, ext. 1121; e mail bwuthrich@wfrc.org, 
 
Bob Allen, Mountainland Association of Governments, 586 East 800 North, Orem Utah 84097-4146; (801) 229-3813; email rallen@mountainland.org

Jeff Gilbert, Cache Metropolitan Planning Organization, 179 North Main Street, Suite 305, Logan, UT, 84321; (435)
755-1634; email jeff.gilbert@cachecounty.org

Myron Lee, Dixie Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1070 West 1600 South, Bldg B., St. George, UT, 84770 
(435) 673-3548, ext. 124; email mlee@fivecounty.utah.gov

Bob Pelly, STIP Coordinator, UDOT Program Development, 4501 South 2700 West, Box 143600, Salt Lake City, UT, 84129 3600, (801) 870-1792, Fax (801) 965 4551 or rpelly@utah.gov 

Comments will receive appropriate consideration by the Utah Transportation Commission in the adoption of the final STIP and by the respective MPO Boards in adoption of the TIPs.

Notice of Special Accommodations:

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) during the DTEC meeting should contact Myron Lee, Dixie MPO Planning Manager. Myron's phone # is (435) 673-3548 extension 124. Myron's e-mail is: mlee@fivecounty.utah.gov

Notice of Electronic or telephone participation:

Will not generally be available unless specified in the Agenda. comments may be directed to:

Other Information

Each year Dixie MPO seeks public input on actions taken on the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) - a list of projects approved to receive MPO funding over the next four years. This year, three entities applied for funds for three separate projects: - Washington Parkway - Old Highway 91 - 100 South I-15 Underpass In January 2018, MPO officials voted to increase funding amounts to two of these projects that had previously been partially funded: 1. Officials voted to add $2.1 million to construct Washington Parkway from I-15's Exit 13 to Green Springs Road (Project #16646). Funds now programmed for the project total $4.6 million. Washington City agreed to pay the local match requirements plus any additional costs of the project. A concept report and map are available at Washington Parkway. 2. Officials also voted to add $300,000 to re-construct and widen Old Highway 91 from 200 East to Shivwits Reservation in Ivins. Funds now programmed for the project total $2.6 million. Ivins City agreed to pay the local match requirements plus any additional costs of the project. A concept report and map are available at Old 91. Project Concept Reports - Chosen for MPO Funding - Washington Parkway - Old Highway 91 Project Concept Reports - Not Chosen for MPO funding this year - 100 South I-15 Underpass Comments should be submitted by August 3rd, 2018 via email to MLee@fivecounty.utah.gov, or mailed to Myron Lee at 1070 W. 1600 South, St. George, UT 84770.

This notice was posted on: June 29, 2018 01:44 PM
This notice was last edited on: June 29, 2018 01:44 PM
Deadline Date: July 31, 2018 01:00 AM

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