Metropolitan Planning Organization working on TIP plan

The Metropolitan Planning Organization is creating a transportation plan for the next four years. It's called the transportation improvement plan, or TIP.

The program is a plan for the next four years of projects in the Morton and Burleigh County areas. Rachel Drewlow with the MPO says the plan includes the Memorial Highway reconstruction set for 2021 in Mandan, as well as a new bridge north of Lincoln and some flashing beacons near Bismarck High School.

“It doesn't always include the locally funded projects that the cities and counties might do on their own but it does include the projects that receive federal funding or projects that cities and counties do which are regionally significant,” Drewlow said.

If you want to know what projects are on schedule for the next couple of years, you can see the plan on the MPO's page at https://www.bismarcknd.gov/1226/Long-Range-Transportation-Plan-LRTP.