The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization – Public Information Meeting

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PUBLIC NOTICE

February 19, 2014

The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will seek public input and comments on requests to amend the Federal Fiscal Years 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (FFY 2014-2017 TIP).

The City of Des Moines, the City of West Des Moines, and Polk County request the following amendments:

Sponsor: City of Des Moines

Project: Downtown Transportation Restoration Study

Federal Aid Amount: N/A

Total Cost: $200,000

Change: Add to the FFY 2014 TIP

Sponsor: City of Des Moines

Project: Payton Avenue Bridge, Over Stream

Federal Aid Amount: $720,000 in STP-HBP funds

Total Cost: $900,000

Change: Add project to the

  Sponsor: City of West Des Moines

Project: Grand Avenue – Phase 6: From South 35th Street to South 50th Street

Federal Aid Amount: $2,300,000 in STP funds (FFY 2015-2017)

Total Cost: $6,575,000

Change: Shift $500,000 from FFY 2015 into FFY 2014

 Sponsor: Polk County

Project: Northwest 72nd Place, Over Saylor Creek

Federal Aid Amount: $440,000 in STP-HBP funds

Total Cost: $550,000

Change: Add project to FFY 2014 TIP

For additional information, a copy of the amendments, or to submit comments contact the MPO staff by telephone at (515) 334-0075 or via email at

zyoung@dmampo.org. The FFY 2014-2017 TIP is available on the MPO website, https://dmampo.org/resources/documents/.

Public comments will be welcome at the meeting of the MPO Policy Committee on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at the MPO Office, 420 Watson Powell, Jr., Way, Suite 200, Des Moines, Iowa 50309. The MPO office is accessible via the numerous DART routes that pass through downtown Des Moines.