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TxDOT hosts public meeting on transportation plan today

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will host an open-house style public meeting to solicit public comments and input for revisions to the 2012 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), which covers fiscal years (FY) 2012 through 2021 and the FY 2011 August II Quarterly revisions to the 2011-2014 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP).
The public meeting will be held from 5-6:30 pm on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the TxDOT San Antonio District office at 4615 NW Loop 410 San Antonio.
The Unified Transportation Program is a comprehensive 10-year plan for the development and construction of Texas transportation projects including roadways, aviation, public transportation, waterways and coastal waters, and rail projects and includes specific funding levels for each fiscal year.
All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
For additional information, please go to the TxDOT UTP web page, or call the toll-free information line at (800) 687-8108.
Written comments may be submitted on the UTP website, using search engine keyword: 2012 UTP; by email at FIN_UTP@txdot.gov; or by mail to: TxDOT Finance Division UTP, 150 E. Riverside Drive, Austin, Texas, 78704. Public comments will be received until September 26, 2011.
Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan The STIP is a mechanism used by TxDOT and the Federal Highway Administration to fund projects for the next four years and includes all federally funded projects. This public meeting pertains specifically to the FY 2011 August II Quarterly STIP revision. TxDOT representatives will be on-hand to answer STIP related questions.
The FY 2011 STIP Amendment for August 2011 may also be viewed online, or visit any TxDOT District Office prior to the meeting. TxDOT District Office Locations
Written comments may be submitted to Lori Morel, 118 E. Riverside Drive, Austin, Texas 78704.