Public invited to weigh in on the future of transportation in Ohio
Comment period is March 27 through April 7, 2017
COLUMBUS (Thursday, March 23, 2017) – Ohioans are encouraged to be a part of the process to shape the future of transportation in our state. The Ohio Department of Transportation is accepting public comments on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) for 2018 to 2021. The plan identifies the multi-modal transportation improvement projects that are scheduled for some phase of implementation throughout the state over the next four years.
The draft documents will be available for public review and comment at 35 locations statewide from March 27, 2017, through April 7, 2017, during normal business hours. These locations consist of the Planning and Engineering Administrator's office in each of the twelve ODOT District headquarters, the ODOT Central Office Division of Planning located in Columbus, Ohio, each of the seventeen Ohio Metropolitan Planning Organization offices, and each of the five Regional Transportation Planning Offices.
Any comments concerning the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program may be submitted by email to Natasha.Turner@dot.ohio.gov or postal mail to:
Mrs. Jennifer Townley, Deputy Director
Division of Planning
Ohio Department of Transportation
Mail Stop # 3260
1980 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Written comments must be received by the close of business on April 14, 2017.
For more information, contact: Matt Bruning, ODOT Press Secretary, at 614-466-6906, firstname.lastname@example.org or your local ODOT District Communications Office