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MoDOT Coordinates Open House Meetings to Discuss Amendment 7 Transportation Improvements

JOPLIN – After years of work by local planning agencies and transportation partners, Missourians are now asked to weigh in on a list of transportation projects and improvements that could improve safety, create jobs, and boost Missouri’s economy.

The Missouri Department of Transportation has coordinated a series of open house meetings to ask residents to take a look at the draft list of local priorities and share their comments. The list a provision of Constitutional Amendment 7, an Aug. 5 ballot measure to temporarily raise Missouri’s sales tax by ¾ cent.

Members of the media are encouraged to attend a public meeting anytime during the advertised hours to view the draft transportation improvements list and speak with key regional transportation partners. No formal presentations will be made.

The entire public meeting schedule, the draft transportation improvement list, and an online comment form are available at www.modot.org/movingforward.

WHAT: Open House Public Meetings to Gather Comments on Transportation Improvement List

WHEN: TONIGHT – Tuesday, June 17, 4-7 pm

WHERE: Joplin Chamber of Commerce
320 E. 4th Street
Joplin, MO  64801

WHO: MoDOT Employees, Regional Planning Commission Representatives, Metropolitan Planning Organization Representatives

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