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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Notice of Public Review Period Transportation Improvement Program Amendment

The Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission (NP&EDC) will initiate a 21-day public review of the draft FFY 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) beginning April 26, 2019 and concluding on May 20, 2019.

A public meeting to solicit comments will be held on May 20, 2019 at 6:00PM in the 4 Fairgrounds Road Community Room. The TIP is a prioritized listing of federally funded highway, bridge, intermodal and transit projects expected to be undertaken by the Commonwealth during the above referenced 5-year time frame, and is submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for inclusion in the State TIP. All projects found herein are from a conforming Nantucket Regional Transportation Plan. The recommended NP&EDC 5-year schedule for the TIP is shown below:


Highway projects:


Federal Fiscal Year

Highway Projects

Project ID

Funding Category

Regional Federal / State Funding Target

Estimated Construction Cost

On-going

Improvements on Milestone Road

608833

HSIP*

-

$3,268,888.00

2020

No project programmed – See Supplemental List

n/a

n/a

$524,711


2021

No project programmed – See Supplemental List

n/a

n/a

$535,331


2022

No project programmed – See Supplemental List

n/a

n/a

$546,232


2023

No project programmed – See Supplemental List

n/a

n/a

$558,162


2024

No project programmed – See Supplemental List

n/a

n/a

$565,478


*HSIP - Highway Safety Improvement Program











Transit projects:

FFY

Transit Agency

Line Item

Transit Project

Carry Over

Federal Funds

SCA

LCL

Total

(state aid)

(local aid)

Current

NRTA

300900

OPERATING ASSISTANCE

 

$574,018

$0

$574,018

$1,148,036

2020

NRTA

300900

OPERATING ASSISTANCE


$581,399

TBD

$581,399

$1,162,798

2021

NRTA




$593,550

TBD

$593,550

$1,187,100

2022

NRTA




$605,955

TBD

$605,955

$1,221,910

2023

NRTA




$618,620

TBD

$623,532

$1,237,240

2024

NRTA




636,564

TBD

636,564

$1,273,128


For further information, or to make comment within the 21-day comment period, please contact NP&EDC Transportation Planner Mike Burns at (508) 228-7238, or email to mburns@nantucket-ma.gov. Written comments must be submitted by 4:00PM May 20, 2019 to: NP&EDC, 2 Fairgrounds Road, Nantucket, MA 02554. A copy of the draft is also available at the Nantucket Atheneum, the Selectmen’s Office, the PLUS office, and on-line at http://www.nantucket-ma.gov/308/Public-Review-Documents


Nathaniel Lowell, Chairman

Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission

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