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FFY2019-2023 TIP Proposed Amendment #2, 21-day Public Comment Period and Public Meeting

PRESS RELEASE ‐ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Lisa Estrela‐Pedro lestrela@srpedd.org for more info.
SRPEDD Announces a 21‐day Public Comment Period and Public Meeting for an
amendment to the FFY2019 year of the FFY2019‐2023 Transportation
Improvement Program (TIP) concerning highway funding.


March 18, 2019 – There are two proposed amendments to the FFY2019 year of the FFY2019‐
2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) regarding earmarks or discretionary grants
highway funding. The first concerns work at a MassDOT maintenance facility in Taunton
utilizing repurposed earmark funds totaling $625,923. The second concerns a Department of
Conservation and Recreation (DCR) proposed design of a multi‐use path from Somerset
Avenue to Sandpiper Way in the town of Dighton totaling $257,145.


The TIP is the programming document listing all federally funded road and bridge projects in
the region and all transit projects for both the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)
and the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA). The TIP lists all
projects in the 27 SRPEDD communities to be funded through the year 2023.

The TIP is the programming document listing all federally funded road and bridge projects in
the region and all transit projects for both the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)
and the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA). The TIP lists all
projects in the 27 SRPEDD communities to be funded through the year 2023.


A public meeting to hear comments and concerns on these amendments will be held at
SRPEDD, located at 88 Broadway in Taunton, MA on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 4 PM.
Everyone is welcome to attend, ask questions and offer comments to the amendments.


The proposed amended TIP items can be found on SRPEDD’s website at www.srpedd.org for
review. The amendments will become final on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 when approved by
the SMMPO at the next meeting. Comments are encouraged and may be offered by a variety
of methods including:

E‐mail at lestrela@srpedd.org;
Phone at 508 824‐1367 x236 (dial 711 to use MassRelay); Fax at 508 823‐1803;
Our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SRPEDD;
On Twitter @SRPEDD_NEWS https://twitter.com/SRPEDD_NEWS?lang=en; or
By postal mail or in person at our office located at 88 Broadway, Taunton, MA 02780.

 

 

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