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Public Hearing This Week Regarding Transportation Improvement Plan

April 14, 2015 - Statewide Transportation Plan - DENVER – Colorado’s Transportation Commission is holding a public hearing later this week regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 – 2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP).

The hearing will be held on Thursday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.at the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) headquarters, located at 4201 E. Arkansas Ave. in Denver.  It will be conducted in conjunction with the Commission’s monthly meeting.  As part of the hearing, information regarding the STIP will be presented and public comments received

Individuals wishing to speak at the hearing will need to sign the Audience Participation Register prior to speaking.  Those unable to attend can view a draft STIP at: www.codot.gov/business/budget/statewide-transportation-improvement-program-stip-reports-information.  Comments should be submitted by May 8, 2015. Questions, comments and RSVP information should be submitted to Jamie Collins via email at[email protected], phone at (303) 757-9092, or mail at: CDOT, Office of Financial Management and Budget – 4201 E. Arkansas Avenue, Room 212, Denver, CO 80222.

Information gathered from the public hearing and during the comment period is reviewed and incorporated to finalize the STIP.  The Plan then is submitted to the Commission at its May 2015 meeting for consideration and approval.  If approved, the STIP is sent to the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration for final approval.   If the federal agencies consent, the STIP becomes effective on July 1, 2015. 

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