MoDOT Coordinates Open House Meeting to Discuss Amendment 7 Transportation Improvements
SIKESTON - After years of work by local planning agencies and transportation partners, Missourians are now asked to weigh in on a list of transportation projects and improvements that could improve safety, create jobs, and boost Missouri's economy.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has coordinated a series of open house meetings to ask residents to take a look at the draft list of local priorities and share their comments. The list a provision of Constitutional Amendment 7, an Aug. 5 ballot measure to temporarily raise Missouri's sales tax by ¾ cent.
Members of the media are encouraged to attend a public meeting anytime during the advertised hours to view the draft transportation improvements list and speak with key regional transportation partners. No formal presentations will be made.
The entire public meeting schedule, the draft transportation improvement list, and an online comment form are available at noon on June 13 at www.modot.org/movingforward.
WHAT: Open House Public Meeting to Gather Comments on Transportation Improvement List
WHEN: Tuesday, June 17 from 4-7 p.m.
WHERE: Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce, 111 W. Pine Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
WHO: MoDOT Employees, Regional Planning Commission Representatives