Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission to hold open houses

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The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC), in partnership with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), will hold open houses to allow public comment on the region’s Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).

Representatives will be on hand to discuss the region’s 2018- 2021 plan for ODOT programmed projects. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a schedule of transportation improvements in the OVRDC transportation planning area. The TIP includes improvements to highways, public transit, bikeways, pedestrian facilities, bridges, traffic signals and other aspects of transportation systems.

The public can provide input at the public meetings or to Malcolm Meyer, OVRDC transportation/planning. The TIP will also be available online for public review and comment beginning on March 24 at www.ovrdc.org. The comment period will remain open through Friday, April 7.

If you have any questions regarding these meetings, please contact Malcolm Meyer at 740-947- 2853.

Meeting schedule by county:

Adams – March 28, 4-6 p.m. at The Manchester Public Library

Brown – April 3, 4 – 6 p.m. at the Mary P. Shelton Public Library

Fayette – April 5, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Public Library

Gallia – April 4, 4-6 p.m. at the Gallia County Courthouse 2nd Floor Mtg Room

Highland – April 6, 4-6 p.m. at the Highland County District Library

Jackson – March 30, 4-6 p.m. at the Jackson City Library

Pike – March 27, 4-6 p.m. at the Garnet A Wilson Public Library – Waverly Branch

Ross – April 4, 4-6 p.m. at the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library Main Branch

Scioto – March 29, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the Portsmouth Public Library

Vinton – March 30, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library

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