Legal Notice

NOTICE OF COMMENT PERIOD FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN AND TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE MACON AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY

Notice is hereby given that the public comment period has begun for amendments to the FY 2014 – 17 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Macon Area Transportation Study. The amendments concern road and bridge replacement projects and I-16, I-75 and I-475 projects.  Specifically:

  • Project #0013921 – NEW PROJECT:  Replacement of bridge on I-475 @ CR 742/Tucker Rd., 2 miles west of Macon (LRTP and TIP amendment)
  • Project #0013929 – NEW PROJECT:  Replacement of bridge at I-75 & SR/87/US 23/Riverside Dr., in Macon (LRTP and TIP amendment)
  • Project #0014072 – NEW PROJECT:  Replacement of bridges on I-16 Eastbound and Westbound @ Walnut Creek, 1 mile east of Macon (LRTP and TIP amendment)
  • Project #311000 – I-75/I-16 Interchange, Phase I – Increase cost in Construction phase (TIP amendment only)
  • Project #0012700 – I-75/I-16 Interchange, Phase II – Increase in cost in Construction and Utilities phases (TIP amendment only)
  • Project #311410 – I-75/I-16 Interchange, Phase III – Increase cost in Construction phase (TIP amendment only)

Click here for the project list.

Comments on the proposed amendments will be received until the end of the working day on November 8, 2016.

Copies of the amendments may be obtained at the Macon-Bibb County Planning and Zoning Commission Office (682 Cherry Street, Suite 1000, Macon, GA 31201) and can also be viewed on the MATS official website at www.MATS2040.org . If you have any questions, please call Mr. Ken North at (478) 751-7462, or e-mail at knorth@mbpz.org