Every two years, the MPO must develop a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) which lists the projects for which federal transportation funds will be spent during at least a three-year period. The MPO must demonstrate that the projects in the TIP have the funding reasonably available to complete the listed projects.
The MPO is currently seeking public comment on the FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment Two. The TIP is being amended to make the following changes:
Description of Change
Old Hearne Rd to 15th St
Added to FY 2022 (all state money)
15th St to FM 158
Moved from FY 2021 to FY 2022
FM 158 to FM 60
YOE cost increased from $9,000,000 to $16,520,000
Texas Ave to SH 6
YOE cost increased from $11,000,000 to $13,000,000
SH 21 to BS 6-R South
Moved from FY 2022 to FY 2023
BS 6-R South to SH 40
Added to FY 2023
In addition, amendments are being made to allow for Brazos Transit District to use federal funds on transit planning activities and acquisition of real estate. The public review and comment period is from Friday, January 15, 2021, at 8 a.m., through Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 5 p.m.