INDOT Seeks Public Comment on Statewide Transportation Improvement Program
The Indiana Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program.
The STIP is a federally mandated four-year funding and scheduling document for surface transportation projects in Indiana. Project types involving pavement and bridge facilities, projects addressing safety, congestion, mobility and emergency response can be found in the STIP.
In addition, this document includes investment in various modes of transportation including transit, pedestrian trails, and bicycle facilities. Only projects in which construction and operating funds can reasonably be expected to be available, are included.
States are required to update STIP’s every two years and do so in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO’s), and local governments in non-metropolitan areas. The current STIP document covers fiscal years 2020 through 2024.
As part of INDOT’s commitment to public outreach and engagement, public open houses are scheduled this spring to raise awareness of the STIP and solicit input from Hoosiers.
An open house will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Lawrenceburg High School.
For more information about the STIP, to view the document, and submit public comment online, visit http://www.in.gov/indot/2348.htm.