Last Day of Public Comment Period

If you plan to submit comments on these proposed amendments to the current TIP, please do so by the 5:00pm today. Thank you

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Coast Transit Authority (CTA) have both requested amendments to the FY2015-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The public review and comment period for these proposed changes will run from May 27th to June 7th, 2016.

Comments can be submitted to Stephanie Plancich at Gulf Regional Planning Commission

  • In person or by mail to: 1635-G Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi MS 39532
  • By phone to 228-864-1167
  • By email to

Here is the published legal notice listing the proposed amendments.


In accordance with 23 CFR 450, Gulf Regional Planning Commission; the Mississippi Gulf Coast MPO, is providing public notice of proposed amendment(s) to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Included in the TIP are Coast Transit Authority projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration. The public review and comment period is set for May 27th to June 7th, 2016, satisfying the requirements for FTA section 5307 and the 5309 POP notice. The proposed amendments include:

  1. Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) TIP/STIP Amendment(s):
    1. Add New Project: Bridge Group #107213-10100 (FY2016) I-10 Widening from Hwy 57 to the Alabama State Line. Funding for preliminary engineering phase – total $750,000 ($600,000 Federal, $150,000 State/Local)
  2. Coast Transit Authority (CTA) Amendment(s):
    1. Funding Increase: Sec 5307 Preventive Maintenance – Increase to total $1,663,000 (federal $1,330,400, local $332,600)
    2. Funding Increase: Sec 5307 JARC Purchased Transportation – Increase to total $380,000 (federal $380,000,  local $0)
    3. Funding Increase: Sec 5310 New Freedom Services – Increase to total $840,000 (federal $672,000, local $168,000)
    4. Funding Increase: Sec 5307 Mobility Manager – Increase to total $75,000 (federal $60,000, local $15,000)
    5. Funding Increase: Sec 5307 Expand Gulfport Transit Center Intermodal Hub – Increase to total $8,345,000 (federal $6,676,000, local $1,669,0000     
    6. Add New Project: Sec 5339 Gulfport Hwy 90 Tram Bridge Project – total $9,856,000 (federal $7,884,800, local $1,971,200)

Contact the MPO staff about these amendments or other questions related to the regional transportation planning process at, 228-864-1167 or by mail to 1635-G Popps Ferry Rd, Biloxi MS 39532. GRPC prohibits discrimination in all of its programs, services and activities. Persons who require assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the MPO at 228-864-1167 or at least five (5) business days prior to the end of the scheduled review period.